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Which of these choices are a difference between mushrooms and plants?
Mushrooms grow in wet areas, and plants grow in dry areas
Mushrooms grow in cold areas, and plants grow in hot areas
Mushrooms reproduce by spreading roots, but plants need insects to reproduce
Mushrooms get energy by eating decomposing (dead) things, while plants make their own energy
What is the process that plants use to create food for themselves from the sun's energy?
_ _ _ _ _ synthesis
Which of the following organisms (animals) would most likely get its food energy from eating consumers?
What part of the plant turns the sun's energy into food?
Food chains are important because they transfer __________ through ecosystems.
Which of these is a producer?
Most animals are part of many different food chains. Many different food chains together are called a food ___.
What does a decomposer do in a food chain?
produces energy for the food chain
regulates food chains
breaks down dead things
makes energy through photosynthesis
How do producers get energy?
by eating animals
by eating plants
by changing light energy to food energy through photosynthesis
by decomposing dead plants and animals
What role do fungi, mushrooms, bacteria, and worms play in an ecosystem?
A squirrel hears a noise and runs up a tree quickly. How is food helping the squirrel as it runs?
food is helping the squirrel repair its body
food is helping the squirrel grow
food is helping keep the squirrel warm
food is giving the squirrel energy to move
Sarah said that animals don't need the sun's energy for food. How would you respond to that statement?
I agree with Sarah, animals don't make energy through photosynthesis
I agree with Sarah, animals eat plants and animals to get energy
I disagree with Sarah. Animals either eat plants or eat other animals that must eat plants
I disagree with Sarah, animals like to sit in the sun to get warm
What is mainly produced during photosynthesis?
food and oxygen
water and nutrients
flowers and fruits
carbon dioxide and food
Over time, a baby tadpole becomes an adult frog. What process describes how the frog got larger?
food helps the frog repair its body
food provides the frog with the energy for motion
food helps the frog keep its body warm
food provides the frog the materials for growth
What is the source of energy in this pond ecosystem?
Which is a producer in the pond ecosystem?
Which are the consumers in the pond ecosystem?