HOW DO ORGANISMS DEPEND ON ONE ANOTHER?
are organisms who break down
dead matter into waste
Producers- are organisms that
make their own food using the
energy in sunlight.
Includes plants and algae
Consumers- are organisms who cannot
make their own food
Herbivores, animals who eat plants
Carnivores, animals who eat other
Omnivores, animals who eat plants and
WHAT IS A FOOD CHAIN?
The path energy takes from
one organism to another
in the form of food.
The energy of the Sun is
stored in plants. Plants
then give that energy to
the animals that eat them.
Larger animals get
energy from eating
smaller animals that eat
WHAT IS A FOOD WEB?
The food chains that overlap in an ecosystem
make up a food web. It shows how all the
food chains interact with each other.
PREDATOR VS. PREY
Predator is a carnivore that hunts for its
Prey is the animals (herbivore or
carnivore) that is hunted by carnivores
WHAT IS AN ENERGY PYRAMID?
An energy pyramid is a model that
shows the amount of energy at
each level of a food web.