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Teaching Producers, consumers, and decomposers

Producers, consumers, and decomposers

All living things need food to survive. Food provides energy for different processes that keep us alive. Some living things make their own food from the sun. Others need to consume food made by producers. Matter moves throughout living things as they eat and die.

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How does matter move between living things and the environment?


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