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energy from the sun enters an ecosystem when a plant uses sunlight to make sugar molecules in a process photosynthesis
an organism that makes its own food producer
organisms that get their energy by eating other organisms consumers
some consumers get their food by breaking down dead organisms decomposers
the process of breaking down food to yield energy cellular respiration
ex. cows, sheep, deer, and grasshoppers herbivore
ex.lions hawks and snakes carnivore
ex. bears, pigs, gorillas, and rats omnivore
ex.fungi and bacteria decomposer
the result of photosynthesis is the production of sugar molecules carbohydrates

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Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Crossword

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The first step of Cellular Respiration where glucose is broken in half and 2 ATP energy units are released. Glycosis
Short for Adenosine Triphosphate. It is the energy that is released when the mitochondrion breaks down the sugars you have eaten. ATP
The second of two major stages in photosynthesis, involving atmospheric CO2 fixation and reduction of the fixed carbon into carbohydrate. Calvincycle
The steps in photosynthesis that occur on the thylakoid membranes of the chloroplast and that convert solar energy to the chemical energy of ATP and NADPH, evolving oxygen in the process. Lightreactions
The small openings on the undersides of most leaves through which oxygen and carbon dioxide can move Stomata
Organism that can capture energy from sunlight or chemicals and use it to produce its own food from inorganic compounds; also called a producer. Autotroph
An organelle inside a plant cell only where photosynthesis takes place Chloroplast
An organism that must eat plants or other animals for food heterotroph
An organelle inside an animal AND plant cell where cellular respiration takes place Mitochondria
The process by which plants use carbon dioxide + energy from the sun to create sugars and oxgen Photosynthesis
Produces 36 ATP energy units for each sugar molecule broken up Krebscycle
The process that takes place inside all eukaryotic cells (both plants and animals) that breaks down sugars to produce energy in the form of ATP Cellularrespiration
Cellular respiration that takes place when there is oxygen Aerobicrespiration
Cellular respiration that takes place where there is NO oxygen anaerobicrespiration
Sugars produced by photosynthesis Glucose
Primary light absorbing pigment in autotrophs chlorophyll

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Food chain Crossword

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Animals that eat only meat CARNIVORES
An organism that lives off the body of other organisms PARASITE
Animals that eat plants and other animals OMNIVORE
Animals that only eat plants HERBIVORES
Organisms that make their own food through photosynthesis PRODUCERS
Organisms that get their energy from other organisms CONSUMERS
A group of overlapping food chains FOOD WEB
A chain of living things that are linked together by what they eat FOOD CHAIN
Organisms that break down dead animals and recycle nutrients back into the soil DECOMPOSERS
The process that producers use to make their own food PHOTOSYNTHESIS
Animals that are above producers but below secondary consumers in a food pyramid PRIMARY CONSUMERS
Animals above primary consumers in the food pyramid SECONDARY CONSUMERS
Animals that are above secondary consumers in the food pyramid TERTIARY CONSUMERS
Animals that eat the dead bodies of other animals SCAVENGERS

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Ecology Word Search

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home
human
air
respire
habitat
ecosystem
web
chain
glucose
food
flora
fauna
forest
reef
swamp
dessert
marine
flowers
trees
humous
worms
microorganisms
plants
animals
omnivore
carnivore
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energy
chlorophyll
sun
photosynthesis
producers
consumers
decomposers
carbon
Environment

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Food web Crossword

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A decomposer is an insect , fungus,or bacteria that breaks animals or plants that are Dead
/prey Predator
Producer/ Consumer
Animals who only eat plants Herbivores
Start of the food web Producers
To show the relationship in an ecosystem Food webs
Plants make their food by a process of Photosynthesis
Organisms that eat both meat and plants Omnivore
A type of decomposer Fungus
Top of the food webs Apex predator
Gets hunted Prey
Energy being transfered to other organisms Energy transfer
Animals that eat leaves Folivore
Organisms that eat only fruit Frigivore
Organisms that eat only wood Xylophage
Organisms that find and eat dead meat Scavenger
Organisms that eat only seeds Granivore
Organisms that can feed themselves Autotroph
Organism who cant feed themselves Heterotroph
Organisms that only eat nectar Necativore

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Photosynthesis Crossword

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process by which plants and some other organisms use light energy to convert water and carbon dioxide into oxygen and high-energy carbohydrates such as sugar and starches photosynthesis
organism that can capture energy from sunlight or chemicals and use it to produce its own food from inorganic compounds; also called a producer autotroph
the steps in photosynthesis that occur on the thylakoid membranes of the chloroplast and that convert solar energy to the chemical energy of ATP and NADPH, evolving oxygen in the process light reactions
a green pigment found in the chloroplasts of plants, algae, and some bacteria chlorophyll
an organism that obtains organic food molecules by eating other organisms or their byproducts and that cannot synthesize organic compounds from inorganic materials heterotroph
specialized ground tissue that makes up the bulk of most leaves; performs most of a plant's photosynthesis mesophyll
the second of two major stages in photosynthesis (following the light reactions), involving atmospheric CO2 fixation and reduction of the fixed carbon into carbohydrate. Calvin Cycle
a colored chemical compound that absorbs light, producing color pigment
A flattened membrane sac inside the chloroplast, used to convert light energy into chemical energy. thylakoid
granum (grana) a stack of thylakoids in a chloroplast granum
The fluid of the chloroplast surrounding the thylakoid membrane; involved in the synthesis of organic molecules from carbon dioxide and water. stroma
large protein that uses energy from H+ ions to bind ADP and a phosphate group together to produce ATP ATP synthase
The second of two major stages in photosynthesis, involving atmospheric CO2 fixation and reduction of the fixed carbon into carbohydrate. These reactions are also called the Calvin Cycle dark reactions
is the set of metabolic reactions and processes that take place in the cells of organisms to convert biochemical energy from nutrients into adenosine triphosphate (ATP), and then release waste products. Cellular respiration
a compound composed of adenosine and three phosphate groups that supplies energy for many biochemical cellular processes by undergoing enzymatic hydrolysis. ATP

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Ecosystems Word Search

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carbon
niche
function
interdependent
parasitism
commensalism
symbiosis
energy pyramid
ecology
abiotic
biotic
habitat
interconnected
fuel
heterotroph
autotroph
food web
organism
scavenger
predator
prey
Carnivore
Herbivore
Omnivore
photosynthesis
Food Chain
Ecosystem
Decomposers
Consumers
Producers

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Ecology crossword puzzle

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Organisms that make their own food autotroph
The variety of species in an ecosystem biodiversity
Organic matter that derives from living or recently living organisms biomass
The area on earth were organisms live biosphere
An organism that only gains energy from other animals carnivore
The maximum quantity of organisms in an area carrycapacity
All the organisms in a habitat working together community
An organism that gains energy from deceased organisms decomposer
Form of biology ecology
Representation of energy flow energy pyramid
A simple diagram that represents the consumption of organisms in an ecosystem foodchain
Complex combination of food chains foodweb
An organism that only gains energy from plants herbivore
Animal that gets it's energy from autotrophs heterotroph
An object or organism the limits the growth of a population limiting factor
Organism that eats meat and plants omnivore
amount of organisms in one species population
An organism that hunts another organism predator
An organism that is hunted by a predator prey

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Producers, Consumers, and Decomposers Crossword

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An organism that makes its own food Producer
Another name for producers autotrophs
A third name for producers self-feeders
organisms that get their energy by eating other organisms consumers
Another name for consumers heterotrophs
A third name for consumers other-feeders
Some consumers get their food breaking down dead organisms and are called Decomposers
Gets energy from producers herbivores
Gets its energy from other consumers carnivores
Gets its energy from both producers and consumers omnivores

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Food Webs Crossword

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A decomposer (insect, fungus, or bacteria) breaks down animals or plants that are not live, but ________. Dead
The biggest herbivore on Earth. Elephant
A predator than hunts at night on silent wings. owl
A carnivore in the dog family (2 words). wolf
A map of who eat whom in an ecosystem is called a food _______. web
A smaller carnivore in the ocean with flippers and whiskers. seal
A omnivore in the bear family (2 words). black bear
Photosynthesis - plants make their own food using ______, water and carbon dioxide. sun
The smallest carnivore on Earth. shrew
A striped carnivore in the cat family. tiger
The tallest herbivore on Earth. giraffe
A producer which herbivores graze on grass
A herbivore is an animal that eats only __________. plants
A carnivore in the bear family (2 words). polar bear
an animal that feeds on dead plant material. scavenger
An animal that chases down and eats another animal. predator
An animal that is chased and eaten by another animal. prey
A consumer is an ________ that eats what is in its ecosystem. animal
A large hooved, herbivore with antlers. deer
A producer that makes its own food through photosynthesis. plant
A carnivore is an animal that eats only _________. meat
An example of a decomposer that is a fungus. mushroom

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Carbon Cycle Crossword

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An element that combines with oxygen and hydrogen to form the organic compounds that make up organisms Carbon
The trapping of reflected heat from the sun by the Earth's atmosphere. Greenhouse Effect
Burning of living things or fossil fuels that releases CO2 into the atmosphere Combustion
When animals consume other organisms with carbon (plants or animals) in order to grow and get energy Consumption
A type of consumer that feeds on dead plant or animal matter. Decomposers
Carbon rich matter from plants and animals that has been trapped in the Earth's crust and can be burned to release energy Fossils Fuels
The breakdown of food with the release of energy and carbon dioxide. Respiration
Green plants that produce food by photosynthesis Producers
Organisms that get their food from producers. Consumers
Molecule that contains Carbon Organic Molecule

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