What Are Food Chains and Webs?

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What Are Food Chains and Webs?

  1. 1. food chain food web ecosystem absorbs What Are algae Food ridgesChains and predators scavenger Webs? omnivores diet herbivore carnivore
  2. 2. food chain - a group of living things that form a chain in which the first living thing is eaten by the second, the second is eaten by the third, and so on
  3. 3. food web – n. a group of food chains in an ecosystem that are connected
  4. 4. ecosystem – n. all the living and nonliving things in a certain area
  5. 5. absorbs – v. takes in
  6. 6. algae – n. simple living things that are composed of one or more cells. Most algae are plants that do not have roots or flowers.
  7. 7. ridges – n. plural of ridge: a raised, narrow strip
  8. 8. predators – n. plural of predator: an animalthat hunts and kills others animals for food
  9. 9. scavenger – n. an animal that feeds on other animals
  10. 10. omnivores – n. plural of omnivore; an animal that eats both animal flesh and plants
  11. 11. diet – n. the food and drink eaten by an animal
  12. 12. carnivore – n. an animal that eats only the flesh of other animals
  13. 13. herbivore – n. an animal that eats only plants
  14. 14. line 1 – sun’s energy herbivore’s body animal’s body omnivore’s diet line 2 – nonconfrontational nonmeasurable nonjudgemental nonrenewable line 3– stable compound mine pupil line 4 – omnivores carnivores herbivores devour

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