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Teaching Consumers and decomposers

Consumers and decomposers

The organisms that obtain their energy from other organisms are called consumers. Decomposers get nutrients and energy by breaking down dead organisms and animal wastes.

CK-12 (Middle School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What roles do consumers and decomposers play in their ecosystems?
STANDARDS:
RST.2 - Main Ideas, RST.4 - Key Terms

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2
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