5th Grade-Ch. 5 Lesson 5 How Does Energy Move In Ecosystems


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5th Grade-Ch. 5 Lesson 5 How Does Energy Move In Ecosystems

  1. 1. Lesson 5 How does energy move in ecosystems?
  2. 2. producers <ul><li>Organisms that make their own food for energy </li></ul><ul><li>Ex: plants, protists </li></ul>
  3. 3. consumers <ul><li>Organisms that cannot make their own food </li></ul><ul><li>Eat other organisms </li></ul>
  4. 4. All animals are consumers.
  5. 5. Producers and Consumers video clip
  6. 6. herbivore <ul><li>consumer that eats only plants </li></ul>
  7. 7. carnivore <ul><li>consumer that eats only animals </li></ul>
  8. 8. o mnivore <ul><li>consumer that eats both plants & animals </li></ul>
  9. 9. Herbivores, Carnivores, and Omnivores
  10. 10. decomposer <ul><li>eat waste or dead organisms </li></ul>
  11. 11. Decomposers video clip
  12. 12. Energy moves to all organisms through food chains or food webs.
  13. 13. food chain <ul><li>Always begins w/ sunlight </li></ul><ul><li>Transfers energy in 1 direction by eating & being eaten </li></ul>
  14. 14. phytoplankton
  15. 16. food web <ul><li>combines many food chains </li></ul>
  16. 17. Click the following button to complete an activity which demonstrates how a food web works. http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/food/food_menu.html
  17. 18. energy pyramid <ul><li>diagram that shows amounts of energy that flow thru. each level of a food chain </li></ul><ul><li>most energy turns into body heat </li></ul>
  18. 19. http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/science_up_close/314/deploy/interface.html
  19. 20. Pyramids of Energy and Numbers video