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Pond ecosystem


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Pond ecosystem

  1. 1. Pond Ecosystem Free Science Videos for Kids
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  4. 4. What is ecosystem ?The word ecosystem is short for ecological systems.An ecosystem includes all of the living organisms (Biotic ) &non-living things(non-biotic) in a specific location .The plants and animals that are found in a particular locationare referred to as community. These plants and animals depend on each other & non-livingthings like weather,soild,Sun,atmosphere to survive. Free Science Videos for Kids
  5. 5. Types Of Ecosystem• Same kind of ecosystems are known as Biomes , means they have similar kind of living & non- living things.• All ecosystems can be divided into two parts- Aquatic- TerrestrialAquatic Ecosystem refers to ecosystem which exists in water body –like in ocean & freshwaterTerrestrial –These are found anywhere away from water bodies Free Science Videos for Kids
  6. 6. Pond Ecosystem• It comes under Aquatic Ecosystems• It contains both Biotic & Abiotic factors Free Science Videos for Kids
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  8. 8. Biotic Factors & Food Chainin Pond Ecosystem Free Science Videos for Kids
  9. 9. Phytoplankton. ProducersThese are small, usually single-celled, photosynthetic organisms, also known as algae. These arebasis of Pond Ecosystem Primary Consumers ZooplanktonThese are other small organisms that live in pond , these are members of the animal kingdom thaare suspended in the water column.Examples - water fleas, tadpoles. They consume phytoplankton Secondary Consumers Larger invertebrates Snails, worms, leeches insects consume these smaller animals Tertiary Consumers Vertebrates Vertebrates are animals with backbones. In a pond these might include fish, frogs,salamanders, and turtles. Free Science Videos for Kids
  10. 10. Non-living ( Abiotic) Things - Pond Ecosystem which help it to survive • Humus • Oxygen in water • Light • Heat • Minerals Free Science Videos for Kids