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Food Chains & Food Webs

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The Balance Of Predators And Prey Comes Down To Math

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The Balance Of Predators And Prey Comes Down To Math, Newsy.com, Video length: 01:39. READ MORE
http://www.newsy.com/videos/the-balance-of-predators-and-prey-comes-do...

Food Web,

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Food Web, Harvard Forest Classroom Laboratory, Photos illustrating what ants eat and what eats them. READ MORE
http://harvardforest.fas.harvard.edu/ants/food-web

5 New Species of 'Slavemaker' Ants Discovered

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5 New Species of 'Slavemaker' Ants Discovered, November 4, 2013, By Douglas Main, Staff Writer, LiveScience.com, Slavemaker ants raid other ant species' nests and steal their young. Visit the we READ MORE
http://www.livescience.com/40916-new-slavemaker-ant-species.html

The Crucial Role of Predators: A New Perspective on Ecology

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The Crucial Role of Predators: A New Perspective on Ecology, September 15, 2011, By Caroline Fraser, Yale Environment 360, Article explains the vital role top predators play in ecosystems and th READ MORE
http://e360.yale.edu/feature/the_crucial_role_of_predators_a_new_persp...

How the Loss of Predators Could Devastate the Earth's Ecosystems

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How the Loss of Predators Could Devastate the Earth's Ecosystems, By Contributing Writer, Scribol, "The loss of top predators is leading to a massive downward spiral in most of our ecosystems." READ MORE
http://scribol.com/environment/animals-environment/how-the-loss-of-pre...

Are diatoms plants or animals?

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Are diatoms plants or animals?, YouAskAndy.com, Visit the website for the answer. READ MORE
http://youaskandy.com/questions-answers/29-article-series-1960/13118-a...

What Are Saprophytes?

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What Are Saprophytes?, Written by C. Martin, WiseGeek.com, Find out what saprophytes are and why they are important parts of the food chain. READ MORE
http://www.wisegeek.com/what-are-saprophytes.htm

9(n). Organic Decomposition and the Detritus Food Chain

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9(n). Organic Decomposition and the Detritus Food Chain, PhysicalGeography.net, The detritus food chain differs from the grazing food chain in several significant ways. Visit the website to learn READ MORE
http://www.physicalgeography.net/fundamentals/9n.html

How Does Energy Flow through a Food Chain?

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How Does Energy Flow through a Food Chain?, By Ethan Shaw. Scoemcing, Descriptions and examples of primary producers, primary consumers, secondary consumers, and decomposers. READ MORE
https://sciencing.com/energy-flow-through-food-chain-7321058.html

In Their Natural Habitats

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In Their Natural Habitats, Submitted by Hina Hashmi, World of Teaching, A Powerpoint presentation on how and why animals live in habitats that they are most suited for. READ MORE
http://www.worldofteaching.com/powerpoints/biology/In%20Their%20Natura...

Food Webs

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Food Webs, Submitted by Carolyn Kinne, World of Teaching, A Powerpoint presentation with good graphics and easy-to-understand information. READ MORE
http://www.worldofteaching.com/powerpoints/biology/Food%20Webs.ppt

Ecological Relationships

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Ecological Relationships, Submitted by Gillian Rorhwell, World of Teaching, A Powerpoint presentation on things you need to know about relationships in an ecosystem or habitat. READ MORE
http://www.worldofteaching.com/powerpoints/biology/Ecological%20Relati...

What is the 10% rule when talking about energy transfer?

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What is the 10% rule when talking about energy transfer?, Yahoo! Answers, Visit the web site for the answer. READ MORE
http://au.answers.yahoo.com/question/index...

Explain the food chain of ecosystem?

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Explain the food chain of ecosystem?, TheBigger.com, "Food Chain is the sequence of populations of an ecosystem which allows food and energy to go through it in a specified direction." Visit the w READ MORE
http://www.thebigger.com/biology/ecosystem/explain-the-food-chain-of-e...

Explain the trophic levels of the ecosystem?

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Explain the trophic levels of the ecosystem?, TheBigger.com, Trophic levels "are defined as a step of food chains which are differentiated on the basis of their method to obtain the food." Visit t READ MORE
http://www.thebigger.com/biology/ecosystem/explain-the-trophic-levels-...

Kid's Corner - Food Chain Game

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Kid's Corner - Food Chain Game, Sheppard Software, You can review food chains before you start the game if you need to; just scroll down and click on the illustration labeled "Food Chain". If you READ MORE
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/content/animals/kidscorner/games/foodc...

Competition

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Competition, Golson Science Center, Read all about competition and how it keeps animal populations in check. It also shows what trees do to stay in the competition. READ MORE
http://www.golsonscience.com/ecology/competition.htm

The Ecosystem: The transfer of Energy in the Food Chain

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The Ecosystem: The transfer of Energy in the Food Chain, By the Open Door Team, Open Door Web Site, Text and illustrations showing what percentage of energy is passed down to lower levels in a fo READ MORE
http://www.saburchill.com/ans02/chapters/chap017.html

Predator Vs Prey

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Predator Vs Prey, By Contributing Writer, Scribol, Excellent photographs, with descriptions, of predators catching prey. READ MORE
http://scribol.com/environment/animals-environment/predator-vs-prey/

The Flow of Energy: Primary Production to Higher Trophic Levels

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The Flow of Energy: Primary Production to Higher Trophic Levels, Professor George Kling, University of Michigan, This page discusses the flow of energy in ecosystems and primary productivity. READ MORE
http://www.globalchange.umich.edu/globalchange1/current/lectures/kling...

Environmental Biology - Ecosystems

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Environmental Biology - Ecosystems, Marietta College Department of Biology and Environmental Science, "The main concepts we are trying to get across in this section concern how energy moves throug READ MORE
http://www.marietta.edu/~biol/biomes/ecosystems.htm

ALL ABOUT ENERGY - Energy Losses

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ALL ABOUT ENERGY - Energy Losses, Science Encyclopedia for Kids, JRank Science & Philosophy, Through text, photos, and illustrations, this page explains what food chains and food webs are. READ MORE
http://science.jrank.org/kids/pages/59/ALL-ABOUT-ENERGY.html

Predator Facts

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Predator Facts, Dialogue for Kids, Idaho Public Television, Great site on explaining what predators are. Find out where they live, their role, hunting strategies, and the different kinds there ar READ MORE
http://idahoptv.org/sciencetrek/topics/predators/facts.cfm

D4K Dialogue for kids - Food Web Facts

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D4K Dialogue for kids - Food Web Facts, Idaho Public Television, Producers, primary consumers, secondary consumers, and the clean-up crew are all explained here through text and illustrations. Gre READ MORE
http://idahoptv.org/sciencetrek/topics/food_chain/facts.cfm

Birds of Prey Facts

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Birds of Prey Facts, Dialogue for Kids, Idaho Public Television, The characteristics that make raptors different than other birds include their hooked beak, sharp talons, legs and feet, excellent READ MORE
http://idahoptv.org/sciencetrek/topics/birds_of_prey/facts3.cfm

Food Webs and Food Chain

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Food Webs and Food Chain, ScienceBob.com, Part of a Q&A series, this page provides an explanation of food webs and food chain and an illustration of the two when you click on "Show Me Pictures." READ MORE
http://www.sciencebob.com/questions/q-food_chain_web.php

Mazes - What Do I Eat?

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Mazes - What Do I Eat?, By Sheri Amsel, ExploringNature.org, Learn what different animals eat while testing your skills navigating a maze. Have fun! You'll need to print these mazes out to work o READ MORE
http://www.exploringnature.org/db/detail_index.php...

Trophic Level: Definition from Answers.com

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Trophic Level: Definition from Answers.com, Scroll down to view an illustration and explanation of energy flow through an ecosystem. READ MORE
http://www.answers.com/topic/trophic-level

Food Web Definition from Answers.com

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Food Web Definition from Answers.com Scroll down to view a very detailed explanation of the food web concept. READ MORE
http://www.answers.com/topic/food-web

Do all plants do photosynthesis and use carbon dioxide?

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Do all plants do photosynthesis and use carbon dioxide?, Ask Dr. Galapagos, FTexploring.com, Scroll down the page for illustrations and an in-depth answer. READ MORE
http://ftexploring.com/askdrg/askdrg6.html

Photosynthesis Lesson

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Photosynthesis Lesson, MySchoolhouse.com, Text and illustration explaining photosynthesis; includes interactive quiz. READ MORE
http://www.myschoolhouse.com/courses/O/1/35.asp

Photosynthesis - YouTube

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Photosynthesis, Posted by mediasemantics, YouTube.com, Video length: 02:41. READ MORE
http://www.youtube.com/watch...

Photosynthesis

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Photosynthesis, by Lisa Gardiner, Windows to the Universe, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), Text and illustrations explaining photosynthesis. READ MORE
http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Life/photosynthesis.html&edu...

Newton's Apple Video Clip - Photosynthesis

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Newton's Apple Video Clip - Photosynthesis, An overview and video. READ MORE
http://www.newtonsapple.tv/video.php...

Photosynthesis and energy in nature

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Photosynthesis and energy in nature, Flying Turtle Exploring, Wonderful website! Combination of text and illustrations. READ MORE
http://www.ftexploring.com/me/photosyn1.html

Food Chain as an Example of a System

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Food Chain as an Example of a System, PhysicalGeography.net, An illustration and text explaining the amount of energy each trophic level receives in a food chain. READ MORE
http://www.physicalgeography.net/fundamentals/4e.html

Food Chain, Food Web and the Flow of Energy and Matter in Ecosystems

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Food Chain, Food Web and the Flow of Energy and Matter in Ecosystems, Biology-questions-and-answers.com, A review consisting of 24 questions and answers. READ MORE
http://www.biology-questions-and-answers.com/food-chain.html

What is the difference between a producer, a consumer, and a decomposer?

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What is the difference between a producer, a consumer, and a decomposer?, Yahoo! Answers, Visit the web page for the answer. READ MORE
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index...

Ecosystem: Food Chains

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The Ecosystem: Food Chains, The Open Door Web Site, Wonderful website! A combination of text and photos. READ MORE
http://www.saburchill.com/ans02/chapters/chap016.html

Herbivores

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Herbivores, The Open Door Web Site, "Herbivorous animals are adapted to eat vegetation." Page includes pictures and descriptions of various herbivores. READ MORE
http://www.saburchill.com/chapters/chap0015.html

How Animals Feed

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How Animals Feed, The Open Door Web Site, "The way an animal feeds mainly depends on its diet." This page includes photos and information on several carnivores. READ MORE
http://www.saburchill.com/chapters/chap0014.html

Carnivores, Herbivores and Omnivores

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The Carnivores, Herbivores and Omnivores, The Open Door Web Site, Pictures and descriptions of each group in the food chain. READ MORE
http://www.saburchill.com/chapters/chap0006.html

What is Decomposition?

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What is Decomposition?, Michigan Environmental Education Curriculum, Michigan Tech , Good easy-to-understand explanation of decomposition; there's also an animation, click to play. READ MORE
http://techalive.mtu.edu/meec/module10/Decomposition.htm

Decomposer

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Decomposer Wikipedia.org Good article on decomposers with a section on fungi; click on photo to enlarge. READ MORE
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decomposer

Lazear Science After School Program

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Lazear Science After School Program, The top section of this page discusses the energy flow through an ecosystem. There are several illustrations of food chains showing how energy flows from animal READ MORE
http://lazearscience.blogspot.com/2007_11_01_archive.html

Why top predators matter: an in-depth look at new research

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Why top predators matter: an in-depth look at new research, Jeremy Hance, mongabay.com, February 02, 2010, Three recent studies reveal just how important top predators are to their ecosystems. V READ MORE
http://news.mongabay.com/2010/0202-hance_toppredators.html

How Animals Meet Their Needs

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How Animals Meet Their Needs Harcourt School Publishers Interactive game on how animals meet their needs. Read the instructions before you start the game. READ MORE
http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/animalneeds/

Food Chains

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Food Chains, Zephyrus Interactive Education, Great site!! READ MORE
http://www.zephyrus.co.uk/foodchains.html

Scavenger

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Scavenger Wikipedia.org Scavenging, or necrophagy, is a carnivorous feeding behaviour in which a predator consumes corpses or carrion that were not killed to be eaten by the predator or others o READ MORE
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scavenger

autotroph

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autotroph Infoplease.com Encyclopedia article on autotrophs. READ MORE
http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/sci/A0805420.html

Sample Food Chains

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Sample Food Chains EnchantedLearning.com Food chain illustrations for grassland, pond, and ocean. READ MORE
http://www.zoomschool.com/subjects/foodchain/samplefoodchains.GIF

Energy in nature, energy in technology - FT Exploring

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Energy in nature, energy in technology, By David Watson, FT Exploring, Great site!! A combination of photos, text, and illustrations. READ MORE
http://www.ftexploring.com/me/everything.html

What are Detrivores?

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What are Detrivores?, Written by Tricia Ellis-Christensen, Wisegeek.com, Text and photos. READ MORE
http://www.wisegeek.com/what-are-detrivores.htm

The Wildlife Web 1

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The Wildlife Web 1, New Hampshire Public Television, Wonderful website!! Check out all the links they provide. READ MORE
http://www.nhptv.org/natureworks/nwep9.htm

Decomposers and Scavengers

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Decomposers and Scavengers, New Hampshire Public Television, Explains the role of decomposers and scavengers. READ MORE
http://www.nhptv.org/NATUREWORKS/nwep11.htm

Autotroph, Wikipedia

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Autotroph, Wikipedia the free encyclopedia An autotroph [α] is an organism that produces complex organic compounds from simple inorganic molecules using energy from light (by photosynthesis) or READ MORE
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Autotroph

Autotrophs

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Autotrophs, Windows Team, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), Regents of the University of Michigan, Images and text explaining autotrophs. READ MORE
http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Life/autotrophs.html

SchoolTube - Food Webs and Food Chains Made Simple Video

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SchoolTube - Food Webs and Food Chains Made Simple, Created by West Vincent Elementary School, Video length: 04:11. READ MORE
http://www.schooltube.com/video/df303d45074e462394f0/Food%20Webs%20and...

Emerging Science Season 2 Episode 2 Part 1 Food Webs

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Emerging Science Season 2 Episode 2 Part 1 Food Webs, Vermont Public Television, Video length: 14.00. READ MORE
http://www.youtube.com/watch...

Decomposers

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Decomposers, NatureWorks, New Hampshire Public Television, A combination of text and images. READ MORE
http://www.nhptv.org/natureworks/nwep11b.htm

Biosphere: Food Chains

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Biosphere: Food Chains, Geography4Kids.com, An introduction to food chains. READ MORE
http://www.geography4kids.com/files/land_foodchain.html

Planetpals - The Food Chain

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Planetpals - The Food Chain, by Judith Gorgone, Planetpals.com, A combination of text and illustration; for younger students. READ MORE
http://www.planetpals.com/foodchain.html

Food Web and Food Chain

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Food Web and Food Chain Science Bob What is the difference between food chain and a food web? Visit the website to learn more. READ MORE
http://www.sciencebob.com/questions/q-food_chain_web.php#

Too Green: Feeding Relationship

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Too Green: Feeding Relationship, Posted by Maria, ToGreen Blogspot, A combination of text and illustrations. READ MORE
http://togreen.blogspot.com/2008/05/feeding-relationship.html

Food Chains: EnchantedLearning.com

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Food Chains and Food Webs, EnchantedLearning.com, Provides text, illustrations, and worksheets. READ MORE
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/foodchain/

Food Chains & Food Webs

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Food Chains & Food Webs, Alan & Hui Meng, Parenting the Next Generation, Are you having problems understanding the difference between a carnivores, herbivore, and omnivore? This page may help you READ MORE
http://www.vtaide.com/png/foodchains.htm

Photosynthesis, energy pyramids, phytoplankton and food chains

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Photosynthesis, energy pyramids, phytoplankton and food chains, David E. Watson, ftexploring.com, Wonderful website full of text and illustrations to help you learn the concepts. READ MORE
http://www.ftexploring.com/me/pyramid.html

What's a Plant

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What's a Plant, Qualitative Reasoning Group, Northwestern University, A combination of text and images. READ MORE
http://www.qrg.northwestern.edu/projects/marssim/simhtml/info/Whats-a-...
A food chain shows how each living thing gets energy from food and passes that along to other specie. A food web includes several different food chains and shows how plants and animals are interconnected. Discover who the producers and consumers are in a food chain. What part does photosynthesis play in the food chain? Who are the decomposers in a food chain and what is their role?
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