Process of using the energy in chemical compounds to make food; characteristic of producers in ecosystems without sunlight.
Ability to do work.
Simple sugar molecule with the chemical formula C6H12O6.
Process by which specific organisms (including all plants) use the sun's energy to make their own food from carbon dioxide and water; process that converts the energy of the sun, or solar energy, into carbohydrates, a type of chemical energy.
Tiny photosynthetic organisms that are producers in aquatic ecosystems.
Interaction between two organisms of unlike species; one organism acts as predator that captures and feeds on the other organism, which serves as the prey.
Organism that produces food (glucose) for itself and other organisms.
Covers the source of energy and the role of producers in an ecosystem.