By: Josh Emig Daly 5th
Ecology is the study of living things and their interactions with other organisms and the environment
Individual and Population
Individual and Population-
The toucan live high up in the canopy of the rainforest far away from the predators of the forest floor. They have long beaks to reach their leaves and berries.
They interact with their environment by eating the berries and leaves, sometimes the leaves and food fall to the forest floor. Foregors will eat them.
Individual- A specific organism in a population
2. When two or more organisms of the same species interact
Community is caused by organism interaction. This could be breeding which can cause new mutations. Also it can be hunting and scavenging
1.Community- two organisms of a different species interact
2. Biotic factors depend on the abiotic factors in an ecosystem in many ways. The sun (abiotic) is how plants (biotic) make their food to survive. Abiotic factors can help prey hide from predators. This is how these factors interact to make up an ecosystem.
1st picture- Protista, Amoeba
2nd picture- Animalia, Jaguar
3rd Picture- Plantae, Sunflower
4th Picture- Fungi, Foray
Protista- Reproduce Sexually and Asexually, Usually One cell, eukaryotes
Animalia- Heterotroph, eukaryote, multicell
Plantae- Autotroph, Eukaryote, Multi-cell
Fungi- Eukaryotic, Asexually and sexually, Multi and Single cell
Food Chain and
1st picture- Food Web
2nd picture- Food Chain
The snake is a consumer because it eats the frog. It is a heterotroph because it cannot makes it's own food.
Producer- An organism that can make it's own food. Usually these are plants using photosynthesis
Consumer- An organism that feeds on other abiotic or biotic things. These organisms cannot make their own food.
Decomposer- An organism that breaks down plant and animal matter, allowing there to be organic nutrients in the ecosystem
The Three Abiotic Factors- Boulders, Water, and a Bridge
Organisms depend on the abiotic factors aroumd them. In fact, plants wouldnt be able to survive without them. The sun is a very important factor, because it is what makes plants be able to make food. Water is also very important. Many organisms cannot go without water for a certain amount of days. They respond by changing shelter, moving places, etc.