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What is biotic?

bīˈätik/
adjective
of, relating to, or resulting from living things, especially in their ecological relations.
"the preservation of biotic diversity"

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What is abiotic?

ˌābīˈädik/
adjective
physical rather than biological; not derived from living organisms.
devoid of life; sterile.

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What is producer?

Plants are called producers. This is because they produce their own food! They do this by using light energy from the Sun, carbon dioxide from the air and water from the soil to produce food - in the form of glucouse/sugar. The process is called photosynthesis.

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What is cosumer?

A heterotrophic organism that feeds on other organisms in a food chain. ◇ Herbivores that feed on green plants and detritivores that feed on decaying matter are called primary consumers.

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Herbavor

Eats plants

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Omnivore

Eats both plants and animals

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Carnivore

Eats meat

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Habitat

Then enviorment where an animal live

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Ecology

The study of organisms and their cycles

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Biodiversity

The different living forms

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Symbiosis

When only onw organism benifits from the other, but dies not harm the host

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Parasitism

Where the host is harmed by the benifit of another organism

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Mutualism

Where no organism benifits or is harmed

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Commensalism

Both benifit