Define the following by using them in a sentence. 1. decomposer 2. consumer 3. ecosystem 4. producer 5. food chain 6. biotic 7. abiotic 8. adaptation
What does a fox say?
9. What are some examples of biotic factors in a wetland ecosystem?
10. What are some abiotic factors in a wetland ecosystem?
11. Find an example of a wetland ecosystem food chain: Producer->Primary Consumer->Secondary Consumer->Tertiary Consumer-> Quarternary Consumer->Top Predator 12. Energy enters the ecosystem food chain in what form? 13. What do the arrows in question # 11 represent? 14. What might happen to the food chain if one element were to be eliminated (by disease or habitat loss, for example)?
15. How do wetlands positively affect water quality? 16. How do wetlands offer flood protection? 17. How do wetlands protect shoreline from erosion? 18. How do wetlands provide habitat for wildlife? 19. What other benefits do wetlands offer? 20. Are you still with me? Find pictures of a food web, energy flow through ecosystem, cellular respiration.