food_chains

food_chains - Food Chains Food Chains All energy comes from...

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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 Basic 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 food chain of your own? ...
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This note was uploaded on 11/30/2011 for the course INBIO 276R taught by Professor Johngardner during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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