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1

What are the 4 trophic levels

Producer (grass)
Primary consumers(rabbit)
Secondary consumers (snake)
Tertiary (hawk)

2

What are scavengers

Animals like hawks, vultures that eat the bodies of dead animals

3

What are detritivores

Eat bodies of smaller dead animals dung and plant remains.
Ex: earth worm and crabs

4

Decomposers

Like bacteria and fungi break down the cells and take the last bit of energy from a dead animal or plant.

5

Where does all food chain energy originate from?

The suns energy

6

Trophic levels

Feeding level of one or more organisms in a food web. Ex : producer, primary consumer

7

Photosynthesis

Carbon dioxide + water + light energy - carb+ oxygen

8

Cellular respiration

Oxygen + carb- carbon dioxide+ water+ thermal energy

9

How does carbon move through food chains

Carbon in plants is eaten by a consumer then the consumer is eaten and later decomposers eat the remains and release carbon dioxide.