This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.
Unformatted text preview: Food Chains
Food Chains All energy comes from the sun
All energy comes from the sun Plants harness the sun’s energy in which process? Plants need light for photosynthesis, what Plants need light for photosynthesis, what else do they need? We call plants producers because they produce energy from the sun directly. Many animals eat only plantsthey are Many animals eat only plantsthey are vegetarians. We call animals that eat plants primary (first) consumers The next group, called the secondary The next group, called the secondary consumers are carnivores or omnivores. They eat the primary consumers. A Basic Food Chain
Plants absorb light from the
sun, which is turned into
energy to grow. We call
these producers. The vegetarian animals eat
the plants, they are called
primary consumers. Secondary consumers
prey on primary
consumers. Sort these animals into a food chain..
Sort these animals into a food chain.. Can you
think of a
View Full Document
- Fall '11