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Producer

A living thing that can make its own food.

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What is a living thing that can make its own food?

Producer

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Consumer

A living thing that eats other living things to survive.

4

What a living thing that eats other living things to survive?

Consumer

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Decomposer

A living thing that breaks down and feeds on once-living things.

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What is a living thing that breaks down and feeds on once-living things?

Decomposer

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Carnivore

An animal that only eats other animals.

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What is an animal that only eats other animals?

Carnivore

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Herbivore

An animal that only eats plants.

10

What is an animal that only eats plants?

Herbivore

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Omnivore

An animal that eats both plants and animals.

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What is an animal that eats both plants and animals?

Omnivore

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Predator

An animal that hunts other animals for food.

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What is an animal that hunts other animals for food?

Predator

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Prey

An animal hunted for food by another animal.

16

What is an animal hunted for food by another animal?

Prey

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Food Chain

The path that energy takes through a community as one living thing eats another.

18

What is the path that energy takes through a community as one living thing eats another?

Food Chain

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Food Web

Two or more overlapping food chains.

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What is two or more overlapping food chains?

Food Web

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Extinction

The dying out of all living things of a certain kind.

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What is the dying out of all living things of a certain kind?

Extinction

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What is an example of a food chain (using hawk, plant, snake, mouse)?

Mouse eats plants. Snake eats mouse. Hawk eats snake.

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The ________ eats the plants.

mouse

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The ________ eats the mouse.

snake

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The ________ eats the snake.

hawk

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What is an example of a food chain (using mouse, mountain lion, fox, grass)?

Mouse eats the plants. Fox eats the mouse. Mountain lion eats the fox.

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Of these four creatures, which two of the food chain are prey: mouse, mountain lion, fox, grass.

fox and mouse

29

Which living things are predators: mouse, mountain lion, fox, grass?

mountain lion and fox

30

Many food chains can be linked together to form a __________________.

food web

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The three basic things you need to live are food, water, and ___________.

air

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One kind of producer is a _________.

plant

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An animal that eats only plants or only parts of plants is an herbivore. An example of an herbivore is ________________.

praying mantis

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______________ is dying out of all living things of a certain kind.

Extinction

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A living thing that eats other living things is a _________.

consumer

36

A living thing that eats dead organisms is a ______________.

decomposer

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A ____________ is a path that energy takes as one living thing eats another.

food chain

38

A __________ shows a food relationship among plants and animals in a specific area or environment.

food chain

39

Green plants make their own food from ____________, ________, and _________.

sunlight, air and water

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Examples of a decomposers are ________________________________.

fungi, such as mushrooms, and earthworms