The Food Energy Chain

A food chain shows how each living thing gets food, and how nutrients and energy are passed from creature to creature. Food chains begin with plant-life, and end with animal-life. Some animals eat plants, some animals eat other animals. A simple food chain could start with grass, which is eaten by rabbits. For example:

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By the end of this webquest, students should be able to:

1.after viewing a word-cloud, tell what is a food energy chain.

2. after viewing a video, students will explain the process of the food chain.

3. define the terms herbivore, carnivore and omnivore after listening to podcast.

Step 1. View word cloud and tell what is the food energy chain.

Step 2. watch a brief video and tell the processes involved in the food energy chain.

Step 3. define the terms: herbivore, carnivore and omnivore after listening to podcast.

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Students, now that you have learnt about the food energy chain, you will now go home and observe this process as you interact with your environment.

To explore this topic further, please view this video.