By Ann C. Parham
This lesson was created as a part of the SMART website and is hosted by the Illinois Institute of Technology
The living part of an ecosystem is sometimes called a food chain. An ecosystem is a living community which depends on each member and
surrounding environment. A food chain models the movement of energy in an ecosystem (a form of environmental system). Factors that affect the
food chain will be discussed later.
After reading this lesson, the following questions will be answered:
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