Name one part of an ecosystem?
Ecosystems are communities of living things and the environment they live in. Organisms in an ecosystem rely on each other for food and shelter. Human activities can change ecosystems, which can cause negative impacts.
What are Ecosystems?
Ecosystem: an interconnected system of living things and their environment, in which each organism has an important role to play. Habitat: a specific place where an organism lives and where it can find food, water, air, and shelter. Biodiversity: the variety of living things in an ecosystem, which includes different plants, animals, and microorganisms.
What is the best way to help protect ecosystems?
- Reduce plastic use
- Plant a tree
- Reduce carbon emissions
- Adopt a species
The ocean is the largest ecosystem on the planet and covers 70% of the Earth's surface. Ecosystems are home to many unique species, some of which are not yet known to science. The average temperature of an ecosystem can vary by as much as 30 degrees during the course of a day.
Did you know?
What are the different kinds of ecosystems?
What are the different roles and relationships in an ecosystem?
What are some examples of producers, consumers, and decomposers in an ecosystem?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of human impact on ecosystems?
What can we do to protect and preserve ecosystems?