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Name two examples of decomposers.

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Name two examples of decomposers.
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Decomposers are organisms that break down dead plants and animals. They help to recycle nutrients back into the environment. In nature, fungi and bacteria are the most common decomposers.
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What is the role of decomposers in an ecosystem?
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Work together in pairs: Q: Name one type of decomposer found in a forest ecosystem.
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Draw a fungi
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What are decomposers?
  • Organisms that photosynthesize
  • Organisms that eat other animals
  • Organisms that break down dead plant and animal matter into simpler substances
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Which of the following is a common type of decomposer?
  • Bacteria
  • Lions
  • Elephants
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Why are decomposers important for ecosystems?
  • They help control the populations of other organisms.
  • They recycle nutrients back into the soil for plants to use.
  • They provide food for other animals.
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What is an example of a decomposer in the ocean ecosystem?
  • Crab
  • Shark
  • Sea Star
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Which one of these is not a type of decomposer?
  • Bacteria
  • Hawk
  • Fungi

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