Energy In Ecosystems: Change And Stability In Ecosystems 2 Energy In Ecosystems: Life on Earth cannot exist without a source of energy The source of ALL energy on our planet comes from the sun, which plants capture to carry out photosynthesis, which in turn makes food easily used by other animals
How does this energy get passed from one organism to the next? o They feed on each other Q: Whats the difference between a food web and food chain? Food chain A step-by-step sequence linking organisms that feed on one another. A food chain starts with producers and ends with consumers at the top of the
chain. (It is a straight line chain that shows only one feeding relationship) Q: Whats the difference between a food web and food chain? Food Web: Shows the feeding relationships of ALL organisms in an ecosystem. Many animals eat more than one thing
Food Chain Food Web Q: What is always found at the bottom of a food chain? Terms to use when talking about Food Chains and Food Webs:
Trophic Level: A way of categorizing organisms based upon the way they gain their energy Producer: (Autotroph) An organism that can make its own food through photosynthesis The first Trophic Level Examples of Producers
o o o o o Blueberry
Birch Moss Lichens Algae Consumer: (Heterotroph) An organism that feeds on other plants or other animals The second, third.. trophic levels There are several types of Consumers
Primary Consumer: (Herbivores) Animals that live on mostly green plants Second Trophic Level
Examples? o Hares o Moose o Caribou o Caterpillar Secondary Consumer: (Carnivore)
Animals that eat herbivores Third Trophic Level Examples?? o Fox o Mink o Seal o Owl
Tertiary Consumer: (Also Carnivore) Animals that eat other carnivores Fourth+ Trophic Levels Examples??? Same as Secondary Consumers mostly
Omnivores: Animals that eat plants and other animals Examples o Humans o Bear o Shrew o Crow o Trout
Decomposers: Organisms that feed on dead remains and return the nutrients to the soil Examples?? o Bacteria o Fungus Herbivores (plant eaters) Carnivores
(animal eaters) Consumers Omnivores (eat both plants and animals) Saprobes (decomposers)
CHICAGO: Study design. The CHICAGO (Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in Atherosclerosis Using Pioglitazone) randomized, double-blind, controlled trial assessed the effect of pioglitazone vs glimepiride on changes in carotid artery intima-media thickness (CIMT), a marker of coronary atherosclerosis.
Greek and Latin Roots 14-30 Roots, the core of words, will help you better understand a word's meaning. Word Analysis Learning Goal: Use root words to determine the meaning of words Root: in DEFINITION: not EXAMPLES: inability- unable to or...
Teach students to infer word meaning by looking for context clues and word parts. Use vocabulary maps and word association to demonstrate relationships among words. Teach students how to analyze words and derivations. Teach students multiple meanings of words
Canada's Economy . Canada is a . mixed economy . because the citizens are allowed to start/run businesses BUT the government pays for and regulates . health care, transportation, electric power and communication. Canada's Geography/Climate.
In maths, we call a list of numbers in order a sequence. ... These ideas can be discussed in more detail during the plenary session at the end of the lesson. A sequence can be infinite. That means it continues...
Prophecy is very important. Over 1/3 of the Bible is prophecy or the foretelling of future events. God has given us thousands of verses that deal with prophecy. God has devoted whole books in the Bible to nothing but prophecy....
History of abusing other partners. Rigid gender roles. Hypersensitivity . Cruelty to animals and children. Possessive behavior. ... The U.S Advisory Board on Child Abuse suggests that partner abuse may be the single major precursor to child abuse and neglect...
Ready to download the document? Go ahead and hit continue!