They convert the suns energy to food energy, their energy gets passed to Primary Consumers; however, only 10% of the energy gets passed.
Primary Consumers get 10% of the sun's energy. They pass 10% of the energy they have to Secondary Consumers.
Secondary Consumers get 1% of the sun's energy. They pass 10% of the energy they have to Tertiary Consumers.
Tertiary Consumers get .1% of the sun's energy. They would pass 10% of the energy they have to whoever eats them.
Biotic Factors, Anything that is living, will be living, was living, or a part of any living thing., Examples, Animals, Tiger, Dead Tiger, Bird, Bird Egg, Plants, Tree, Dead Tree, Tree Branch, Leaves
Abiotic Factors, Anything that is non-living, never going to be living, was never living, and not part of a living thing., Examples, Material, Air, Water, Soil, Plastic, Conditions, Altitude, Climate, Biomes, Air Pressure
Temperate Deciduous Forest
Prevents, Endangered Species, Threatened Species, Extinct Species
Indicator Species can show whether or not an ecosystem is healthy, if an indicator species is present this normally means there are good living conditions, because indicator species can only live in certian conditions.
For Humans:, Available Land, Drought
For Animals:, Available Food, Elevation
For Plants:, Climate, Soil Nutrients
Population Growth Rate, J-Curve, Exponential Growth, S-Curve
The last step in Primary Succession or Secondary Succession.
Types Of Pullution, Point Source, Sewer pipes, A boat leaking into a lake, Factory release pipes, Non-Point Source, Trash, Pet Waste, Motor Oil, Organic Pollutants, Detergents, Insecticides, Herbicides, Inorganic Pollutants, Ammonia (food processing), Fertilizers, Sediments
Urbanization, Impermeable Surfaces, Runoff, Watersheds, Wetlands, Erosion
Materials or energy sources that people use from the earth.
Any material or energy source that cycles or can be replaced within a human lifespan.
Any material or energy source that cannot be renewed within a human lifetime.