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What is a Food Chain?

The food chain is a series of organisms each depending on the next as a source of food. It is a quick way to explain the energy (food) exchange that occurs in an ecosystem. The food chain begins with sunlight and water as essential elements necessary to create plant life. Plants take energy from the…

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Endothermic vs. Ectothermic

Endothermic and Ectothermic. While we might normally refer to these as ‘warm-blooded’ and ‘cold-blooded’, this isn’t entirely accurate, and the term “cold blooded” has a negative association with being mean and cruel. Endothermic Is when an animal has a set body temperature that it’s able to maintain regardless of the outside environment In order to…

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