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Unformatted text preview: Biotic • Autotrophs are producers • Heterotrophs are consumers Consumers • Herbivores-plants • Carnivores-animals • Omnivores-both • Decomposers-dead things • Detritus is partially decomposed organic matter eaten by detritus feeders Energy flow- sun to producers Chemical cycle- inorganic nutrients pass from producers through consumers Know the nature of an ecosystem picture!!!!! Energy flow follows laws of thermodynamics...
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- Spring '08
- Ecology, Heterotrophs, tall trees Biotic, detritus feeders Energy, consumers Consumers Herbivores-plants, wind Biotic Autotrophs