Become a biologist for a day. Learn about organism habitats, ecosystems and environments. Learn basic ecosystem sub-groups (populations vs communities). Learn to distinguish between different types of organism behavioral and physical adaptations. Learn the differences between producer/consumer/decomposer, carnivore/herbivore/omnivore and predator/pretty. Learn to differentiate between aquatic and land based food chains.
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