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Producers, Consumers, Decomposers Its all about what you eat!
An organism is ….. <ul><li>Any independent living thing </li></ul><ul><li>Can be as small as a  single celled bacteria </l...
The three categories of the food chain are….. <ul><li>Producers </li></ul><ul><li>Consumers </li></ul><ul><li>Decomposers ...
Producers Are- <ul><li>Producers  get their food and energy from the sun. (PLANTS) </li></ul><ul><li>They make their food ...
 
Consumers <ul><li>Consumers need to  eat  their food to get energy. (ANIMALS)   </li></ul>
Types of consumers are <ul><li>There are THREE types of Consumers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Carnivores </li></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
Carnivores only eat meat (other animals)
 
Herbivores eat only plants.
 
Omnivores eat both meat (animals) and plants.
 
Stop…Review…Check… Turn to your partner and tell them the meaning of each word. Also give two examples of each. <ul><li>Ca...
Decomposers  <ul><li>Decomposers eat dead things and turn them back into dirt, or soil. YUK! </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: <...
 
What would the world look like without decomposers (bacteria and fungi?
How they relate .
Stop…Review…Check… Turn to your partner and tell them the meaning of each word. Also give two example of each. <ul><li>Pro...
On a sheet of note book paper describe the following animals as either a producer, consumer or decomposer. For the consume...
Answer Key <ul><li>Consumer / Omnivore </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer / Carnivore </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer / Herbivore </li>...
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  1. 1. Producers, Consumers, Decomposers Its all about what you eat!
  2. 2. An organism is ….. <ul><li>Any independent living thing </li></ul><ul><li>Can be as small as a single celled bacteria </li></ul><ul><li>Or as large as a whale! </li></ul>
  3. 3. The three categories of the food chain are….. <ul><li>Producers </li></ul><ul><li>Consumers </li></ul><ul><li>Decomposers </li></ul><ul><li>They are all dependent on each other. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Producers Are- <ul><li>Producers get their food and energy from the sun. (PLANTS) </li></ul><ul><li>They make their food through a process called photosynthesis. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Consumers <ul><li>Consumers need to eat their food to get energy. (ANIMALS) </li></ul>
  6. 7. Types of consumers are <ul><li>There are THREE types of Consumers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Carnivores </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Herbivores </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Omnivores. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Its still all about what you eat! </li></ul>
  7. 8. Carnivores only eat meat (other animals)
  8. 10. Herbivores eat only plants.
  9. 12. Omnivores eat both meat (animals) and plants.
  10. 14. Stop…Review…Check… Turn to your partner and tell them the meaning of each word. Also give two examples of each. <ul><li>Carnivore: </li></ul><ul><li>Herbivore: </li></ul><ul><li>Omnivore: </li></ul>
  11. 15. Decomposers <ul><li>Decomposers eat dead things and turn them back into dirt, or soil. YUK! </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mushrooms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Worms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bugs </li></ul></ul>
  12. 17. What would the world look like without decomposers (bacteria and fungi?
  13. 18. How they relate .
  14. 19. Stop…Review…Check… Turn to your partner and tell them the meaning of each word. Also give two example of each. <ul><li>Producers: </li></ul><ul><li>Consumers: </li></ul><ul><li>Decomposers: </li></ul>
  15. 20. On a sheet of note book paper describe the following animals as either a producer, consumer or decomposer. For the consumers, make sure to include if they are a carnivore, herbivore or omnivore. Please use complete sentences! (Ex: A _____ is a ______.) <ul><li>Bear </li></ul><ul><li>Shark </li></ul><ul><li>Rabbit </li></ul><ul><li>Cherry tree </li></ul><ul><li>Mushroom </li></ul><ul><li>Human </li></ul><ul><li>Tulip (flower) </li></ul><ul><li>8. Panther </li></ul><ul><li>9. Giraffe </li></ul><ul><li>10. Worm </li></ul>
  16. 21. Answer Key <ul><li>Consumer / Omnivore </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer / Carnivore </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer / Herbivore </li></ul><ul><li>Producer </li></ul><ul><li>Decomposer </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer / Omnivore </li></ul><ul><li>Producer </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer / Carnivore </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer / Herbivore </li></ul><ul><li>Decomposer </li></ul>
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