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Decomposer Discovery Outside
Describe the area in which you found a decomposer (ie. under something? shady area? moist? dry?)
The area was dry, shady, and moist. The slug was on the ground.
What type of decomposer did you identify?
We identified it as a slug.
What other biotic and abiotic things are in the immediate area? (List and describe as many as you can identify)
There was a rotten log, leaves, termites, and rocks.
What are the signs that decomposition is happening?
There was a part missing from the log.
What is the temperature in the exact spot you found the decomposer?
It was 80 degrees Fahrenheit.
What is the ground temperature in that area?
The ground temperature was 94 degrees Fahrenheit.
What sunlight rating would you give the(abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz) immediate area using the following scale? We gave it a 6.
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very sunny=1
fairly shady=4
completely dark=7
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