A food chain shows how each living thing gets its food. Some animals eat plants, some animals eat other animals and some eat plants and other animals. A food chain always starts with plant life and ends with an animal.

  1. The food chain is the transfer of energy from one species to another.
  2. All living things needs energy for growth and health.
  3. Within a food chain, some living things create the energy (producers) and some use the energy (consumers).
  4. Plants are producers of energy, as they make their own food (using sunlight, soil, and other elements).
  5. Animals are consumers, because they have to eat other animals and plants.
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Teachers Guide

A Teachers Guide 14A Teacher’s Guide to Foodchains

Food Chains worksheets

Food Chains Worksheet 016 Food Chains missing words worksheet
Food Chains Worksheet 017True or False
Food Chains worksheet 018 Make your own
Food Chains worksheet 019 Food Chains different Ecosystems

Answers

 Food Chains Worksheet 016a Food Chains missing words worksheet (answers)
Food Chains Worksheet 017aTrue or False (answers)
Food Chains worksheet 018a Make your own (answers)
Food Chains worksheet 019aFood Chains different Ecosystems (answers)