Vocabulary
True or False
Examples
Miscellaneous
100

This group produces (makes) their own food

producers

100

Herbivores eat plants and animals

False

100

Examples of producers

plants, trees, flowers, grass, fruits, vegetables, weeds

100

Which is the correct path of passing energy?

sun --> producers --> herbivores --> carnivores --> decomposers

OR

sun --> consumers --> decomposers --> carnivores

sun --> producers --> herbivores --> carnivores --> decomposers

200

This group does NOT make their own food

consumers

200

Omnivores eat only animals

False

200

Examples of consumers

animals, humans

omnivores, carnivores, herbivores

200

What is the original source of all energy?

the sun

300

This group breaks down dead organisms

decomposers

300

Carnivores eat only animals

True
300

Examples of decomposers

fungi, mushrooms, bacteria, worms, insects

300

Decomposers turn dead organisms into ________.

soil

400
The path that energy takes starting with the sun and passing to other organisms 

food chain

400

Plants are the original source of all energy

False

400

Examples of carnivores

lions, cheetahs, wolves, sharks

400
When pumpkins rot they release a gas called

methane

500

The process of decomposed material turning into soil

composting
500
Plants produce their own food with a process called photosynthesis

True

500

Examples of herbivores

rabbits, squirrels, giraffes, deer, elephants, pandas, zebra, horse, mice, goat, cow

500

What are the two food chain questions:

1. What does it ______?

2. Who ______ it?

1. What does it __eat____?

2. Who __eats____ it?

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