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Energy Flow


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Energy Flow

  1. 1. L.O Will understand how the energy from the sun is incorporated into biomass
  2. 2. Write down your answers to these definitions.
  3. 3. What am I? <ul><li>1) I make my own food using sunlight and raw materials. </li></ul><ul><li>2) I obtain my food by eating other living organisms. </li></ul><ul><li>3) I only eat plant material. </li></ul><ul><li>4) I obtain my food only from animals. </li></ul><ul><li>5) I eat dead plant or animal material. </li></ul>AQA Science © Nelson Thornes Ltd 2006 
  4. 4. What am I? <ul><li>6) I am a simple diagram showing what eats what. </li></ul><ul><li>7) I am a more complicated (and more realistic) version of this diagram. </li></ul><ul><li>8) I am the original source of energy for all living things. </li></ul>AQA Science © Nelson Thornes Ltd 2006 
  5. 11. Producer Consumer Decomposer
  6. 12. What is a producer?
  7. 13. What is a producer? <ul><li>An organism that can make its own food such as grass and trees </li></ul>
  8. 14. What is a consumer?
  9. 15. What is a consumer? <ul><li>An organism that gets energy by feeding on other organisms. </li></ul>
  10. 16. What is a carnivore?
  11. 17. What is a carnivore? <ul><li>Eats only animals </li></ul>
  12. 19. <ul><li>An organism that breaks down waste and dead organisms returning raw material to the environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples include Bacteria, Fungi and mushrooms . </li></ul>
  13. 25. One Oak tree can feed huge numbers of caterpillars making an uneven pyramid.
  14. 26. To factor this in the amount of actual food is measured to produce a pyramid of biomass