Interactions in Ecosystems: Types & Examples


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Which of the following is an example of commensalism?

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1. Why is mutualism important for lichen?

2. Why are predator-prey interactions important for the ecosystem?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Utilizing the worksheet and quiz, you can see how familiar you are with interactions within ecosystems. Mutualism and commensalism are topics you'll encounter.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll see these subjects on the quiz:

  • Type of interaction between leeches and humans
  • Why predator-prey interactions are important for the ecosystem
  • An example of commensalism
  • The reason mutualism is important for lichens

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about an example of mutualism
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why predator-prey interactions are key for the ecosystem and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on interactions within ecosystems

Additional Learning

Examine the lesson titled Interactions in Ecosystems: Types & Examples for more information about the following:

  • The meaning of an ecosystem
  • How symbiosis works
  • Examples of a lichen
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