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Would You Pass An Eighth-Grade Test On Ecosystems?

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    An ecosystem is defined as all things like plants, soil, animals, and water sources working together.

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    An abiotic factor is any nonliving thing that affects an ecosystem.

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    The water in the neritic zone is usually colder and flourishing with nutrients.

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    Dilation isn't part of the water cycle, silly.

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    A taiga is "a moist subarctic forest."

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    It’s terrestrial! Aquatic would be in the water; an estuary is a body of water that has rivers flowing into it, and then a channel into the sea; and a zephyr is a gentle breeze.

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    It would go grass -> cricket -> mouse -> owl.

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    Most plants and bacteria are autotrophs. They use photosynthesis or chemosynthesis to convert energy to food.

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    A food web is a chart that shows who’s eating whom in an ecosystem.

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CORRECTION: An earlier version of this post implied that a cycle can have a "beginning stage." BRB, retaking eighth grade...and second.

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