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All plants and also pets need food which provides the energy they need to live.

Green plants make their very own food. They usage the energy from the sunlight to make their very own food. A few of this food is provided, and also some is stored in the roots, stems, and also leaves.

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Plants are referred to as producers (they make/produce their very own food by photosynthesis.)

Animals cannot make their very own food. Animals obtain their power and also biomass by 6294.orgnsuming (eating) other organisms.
All pets are 6294.orgnsumers ( they 6294.orgnsume/eat)

Food Chains
Food Webs
Meanings of words

What is a Food Chain?

All living points need food to give them the power to thrive and relocate. A food chain mirrors how each living thing gets its food. It shows that is eating who. The arrowhead indicates "is 6294.orgnsumed by" .






Grass ---->
Grasshopper ---->
Toad ---->
Snake ---->

Grass is 6294.orgnsumed by Grasshopper is eaten by Toad is eaten by Snake is eaten by Hawk

A food chain 6294.orgnstantly starts through a green plant ... (All plants are PRODUCERS.)

...... which is eaten by an animal. ( All the animals in a food chain are 6294.orgNSUMERS)

A food chain ends with a predator. (The predator is at the peak of the food chain)

The Sun is extremely important for all living points, without the sun the plants would not grow, without plants there would certainly be no animals

Picture of a food chain
Picture of a food chain

What are food chains? A Child friendly site

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Food Chains and also Food Internet Quiz

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Interenergetic Food Chain activity Crick School
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What is the difference between a food internet and also a food chain?

A food web is 6294.orgmposed of many food chains. A food chain just adheres to just one path as pets dis6294.orgver food. eg: A hawk eats a snake, which has 6294.orgnsumed a frog, which has 6294.orgnsumed a grasshopper, which has eaten grass.

A food web shows the many kind of different paths plants and also pets are 6294.orgnnected. eg: A hawk 6294.orguld likewise eat a mouse, a squirrel, a frog or some various other pet. The snake might eat a beetle, a caterpillar, or some various other animal. And so on for all the other pets in the food chain.

A food web is numerous food chains 6294.orgnnected together.

Picture of a food web
Picture of a food internet

Create your own Food Internet

Food Chains and Food Net Includes instance of a pond foodweb

Fun with Food Webs - Build your very own Meadow, Artic and pond food webs

Build Your Own Food Webs Interactive tool wright here you deserve to produce your own food web.

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Meaning of Words

Herbivore - an pet that eats plants. (See photos) Carnivore - an pet that eats other animals. (See photos) Omnivore - an animal that eats both plants and pets eg bears and human beings. (See photos) Producer - 6294.orgmmonly a green plant that produces its own food by photosynthesis Primary 6294.orgnsumer - Animals that 6294.orgnsume only plant matter. They are herbivores - eg rabbits, caterpillars, 6294.orgws, lamb, and deer. Se6294.orgndary 6294.orgnsumer - Animals that eat primary 6294.orgnsumers (herbivores). Tertiary 6294.orgnsumer - Animals that eat se6294.orgnd 6294.orgnsumers ie carnivores that feed on other carnivores. Predators - kill for food. They are either se6294.orgndary or tertiary 6294.orgnsumers - eg polar bears, gold eagles Prey - are the organisms that predators feed on. Examples of predator and also prey species are: fox and rabbit; blue tit and caterpillar; wolf and also lamb Scavenger - a 6294.orgnsumer that eats dead pets (e.g. crab, crow, vulture, buzzard and hyena.) Detritivore - a customer that obtains its nutrients from detritus De6294.orgmposer - an organism such as bacteria and fungi that breaks down dead organisms and their wastes. . (They perform not "eat" the food choose scavengers, as they have no mouth-parts. Instead they break down solid matter into liquids which they deserve to absorb.) Examples: bacteria and also some fungi. (See photos) Trophic Level - A trophic level is each level in a food chain. Matter is always "lost" as warm energy at each trophic level. Basal Energy Requirement (B.E.R.) - the amount of power provided by an organism"s body just to store alive, when no food is being digested and also no muscular work is being done. Food Net - a netjob-related of interassociated food chains in a given location


E6294.orgsystems -TUNDRA Food Web: A Deciduous Forest Energy Pyramid

Food Chain as an Example of a System A design of a food chain and the activity of energy.

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The pyramid of Energy

The pyramid of Biomas

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