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Consumer

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Something that gets the thing the producers make.

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Decomposer

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Organism, especially a soil bacterium, fungus, or invertebrate, that decomposes organic material

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Autotrophs

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An organism that is able to form nutritional organic substance from simple inorganic substances such as carbon dioxide.

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Heterotrophs

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An organism deriving its nutritional requirements from complex organic substances.

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Photosynthesis

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Process by which green plants and other organisms use sunlight to synthesize food from carbon dioxide and water.

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Cellular Respiration

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Set of reactions and processes that take place in the cells of organisms to convert energy from nutrients into ATP, and then release waste products.

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Fermentation

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What happens when there isn’t enough oxygen.

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Producer

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Something that makes something