VOCAB - MUGANIZED

Abiotic
Allelopathy
Biome
Biosphere
Biotic
Carnivore
Commensalism
Community
Conformer
Consumers
Decomposer
Detritus
Ecosystem
Herbivore
Host
Mutualism
Niche
Omnivore
Organism
Parasitism
Population
Primary consumer
Producers
Range of tolerance
Regulator
Saprovore
Secondary consumer
Succession
Symbiont
Symbiosis
Tertiary consumer

ECOLOGY - Study of the interaction of organisms with each other and the environment.
     Topic Goal - Promote an understanding of the beautiful balance that exists on Planet Earth.

Stage 1 Introduction | Stage 2 Energy | Stage 3 Cycles | Stage 4 Biomes
Stage 5 Species Loss | Stage 6 Populations | Stage 7 Symbiosis

Stage Goals - Distinguish between producers and consumers
  Associate producers and consumers with their appropirate trophic levels.
  Chart the flow of energy through a food web.

STAGE 2 - THE FLOW OF ENERGY THROUGH AN ECOSYSTEM
Flow of energy through an ecosystem - online text
Mugan explains the basic flow of energy through an ecosystem
Exceptional overview of energy flow - powerpoint
Energy in and energy out - a visual
Following the energy
Fun with Food webs
Descriptions of several energy pyramids


The basics of producers consumers
and trophic levels, including food webs

Energy transfers
and trophic structures

What are trophic levels?

A song with all the details!



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