make their own food
autotroph
total amount of matter and energy stays constant
conservation
carnivores, omnivores, herbivores, and scavengers.
heterotroph
break down dead or decaying organisms.
decomposer
green pigment that absorbs light.
chlorophyll
Consumers eat
producer
process by which plants make their own food using sunlight.
photosynthesis
primary, secondary, tertiary
consumer
chlorophyll is a green
pigment
also considered alcoholic fermentation
yeast
type of fermentation that occurs in muscles
lactid acid
creates cellular respiration and uses oxygen
cellular respiration
output of energy in the form of waves
radiation
creating energy without oxygen
fermentation
absence of oxygen.
anaerobic
presence of oxygen
aerobic
When carbon moves between organisms and their environment it is called
carbon cycle
smaller molecules react producing glucose, water, and large amounts of energy.
mitochondria
fixed nitrogen is fixed into free nitrogen
nitrogen fixation
Bacteria in root nodules fix this into simple compounds.
free nitrogen
oxygen, water, glucose
product
sunlight, carbon dioxide, water
reactant