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1

All of the organisms together in an habitat are called..

a community

2

An area that an organism lives is called their...

habitat

3

A habitat and its community of organisms together can be called an...

ecosystem

4

Name 3 habitats

Pond
River
Sea
Desert
Rainforest

5

Name the community found in a pond

Water plants, microorganisms, insects, fish, fish-eating birds

6

The plants and animals in a community live together in the same place at the same time. The scientific word for this is...

coexist

7

What is meant by a niche?

A particular role that an organism has in an ecosystem.

8

What is the niche of a squirrel in an oak tree ecosystem?

To feed on squirrels.

9

What is meant by the distribution of organisms in an area?

How the organisms in an area are spread out.

10

What can we use to investigate the distribution of organisms in an area?

A quadrat