Energy
Food
Definitions
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Examples
100

Green plants that make their own food are called?

Producers

100

Animals that eat ONLY plants are called_________

Herbivores

100

What is a food web?

A food web is made up of many food chains that are interconnected and shows how energy is passed on from one organism to another. 

100

make a food chain with the following organisms: -mouse -snake -seeds -hawk

Seeds - mouse - snake - hawk

100

Name two examples of a decomposers.

worms, fungi (mushroom), insects, bacteria

200

Animals in a food web that need to eat to live are called?

Consumers

200

Animals that eat ONLY other animals or meat are called ___________.

Carnivores

200

A ___________ is a single sequence of organisms that shows how energy and nutrients flow from organism to another. 

Food chain

200

A change to one part of a food web can affect other organisms in the food web. True or false?

True

200

Name 2 examples of carnivores.

tiger, snake, hawk

300

All living things need food to give them _____________.

Energy

300

Animals that eat BOTH plants and animals are called __________.

Omnivores

300

______________ break down dead organisms and organic matter into simpler substances, returning nutrients back to the ecosystem. 

Decomposers

300

During the flow of energy from one trophic level to the next, some energy is always lost as heat in each step. True of false? 

True

300

Name 2 examples of omnivores.

dog, humans

400

Process by which plants make their own food is called___________.

Photosynthesis

400

A carnivore that hunts other animals for food is called a ____________. 

Predator

400

Consumers that feed on the producers are called _____________.

Primary consumers

400

Tertiary consumers are always omnivores. True or false?

False

400

What is the main energy source for a food web?

The sun.

500

What represents the flow of energy and the transfer of nutrients between organisms in a food chain and foow web?

The arrows

500

An animal that a predator hunts is called a __________. 

Prey

500

A position in the food web hierarchy that represents the relationship between organisms that obtain energy in a similar way.

A trophic level

500

What do all of these living things have in common? deer, rabbit, cow?

What is they are herbivores

500

There are typically five trophic levels in a food web. Name them.

producers

Primary consumers

Secondary consumers

Tertiary consumers

Quaternary consumers

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