Ecology Notes

Selam H
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Biology Science (Life Science) Note on Ecology Notes, created by Selam H on 04/25/2013.

Selam H
Created by Selam H over 6 years ago
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Ecology is the study of how organisms in an ecosystem interact with each other and their environment. Ecosystems are  systems formed by the interaction of a community of organisms with their environment. Heterotrophs are organisms that can't make their own food; also known as consumers.        Examples:            - humans            - sheep            - lionsAutotrophs are organisms that can make their own food; also known as producers.        Examples:            - flowers            - trees            - algae Abiotic = not living thing Biotic = living thing

Q: What are some examples of abiotic features in the pond ecosystem?A: Water, soil, rocks, etc.___________________________________________________________Q: What are some examples of biotic features?A: Deer, turtle, fish, frogs, flowers, bugs, trees, etc.

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