Science - Ecology
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This is the study of the relationship between plants, animals and their environments
This is where a plant or animal lives eg. woodland
What is a producer? Give an example
A producer is a plant that makes their own food eg. grass
What is a consumer? Give an example
A consumer is an animal that gets its food by eating plants and animals eg. rabbit
List four types of consumers found in a typical habitat and give an example of each
Herbivores eg. greenfly and caterpillars
Carnivores eg. spiders and hawks
Omnivores eg. badgers and magpies
Decomposers eg. earthworms and bacteria in soil
What is a food chain?
This is a list of living things that feed on each other
What is meant by a food web?
A food web consists of two or more interconnected food chains
Adaptation is a structure that living things have which enable them to survive in their environment
Explain competition in relation to ecology
Competition occus when two or more organisms require something that is in short supply
What is interdependence?
Interdependence means that living things depend on each other for survival
List the environmental factors that can be measured in a habitat
How are animals caollected in a habitat?
How can you estimate the number of plants in a habitat?
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