Food chains, food webs and the nutrient cycle

Organisms within an ecosystem can be classed as...

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True or false? Energy flows through organisms within the ecosystem.

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Which of the following is an example of a producer?

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True or false? Producers, such as trees, generate their own food. Using energy from the sun they produce food. They do this by photosynthesis. Most producers are plants, but there are some small organisms that produce food through photosynthesis as well.

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True or false? Primary consumers are herbivores which means they only eat plants. Secondary consumers are carnivores such as lions. In a simple food chain, primary consumers eat secondary consumers.

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Primary consumers are herbivores which means they only eat plants. Secondary consumers are carnivores such as lions. In a simple food chain, secondary consumers eat primary consumers.

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True or false? Decomposers and break down dead plants and animals. They also break down the waste of other organisms. Examples of decomposers include bacteria and fungi.

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True or false? Decomposers get their energy from breaking down dead material e.g. dead producers, dead consumers or fallen leaves. When dead material is decomposed nutrients are released into the soil.

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What is the image below an example of?

A food chain
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Which of the following are example of secondary consumers in the food web below?

A food web
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The transfer of nutrients through an ecosystem is known as what?

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Food chain and food web quiz
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