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Food Chain & Web
 
What do different animals eat?

Here is some interesting information about what different animals eat to get their energy to stay alive. 

See what you know and increase your understanding of the food chain and food web.

 

 
 
Animal Food Chains & Webs Knowledge

Food and Feeding

Food and animals are linked together through food. Green plants make their own food by using energy from the sun.

Some animals get their food by eating other animals. Humans can eat plants and animals.

Here are some examples:

Omnivore - A human is an omnivore because it eats plants and animals/meat.

Herbivore - An elephant is an herbivore because it eats plants.

Carnivore - A fox is a carnivore because it eats meats/animals.

Choices:

sun     plants       carnivore       animals       omnivore      herbivore

  • What are animals that only eat plants called? _______________
  • What are animals which only eat meat called? _______________
  • What are animals (including humans) that eat both animals and plants called? ______________.

  • What can humans eat? __________ and __________ .

  • Where do plants get their energy from to produce their own food?__________
We need food to:
  • Give our bodies energy
  • Give materials that are needed to keep us healthy.
  • Supply materials that can be used for growth and repairing our bodies.

Food chains and webs show us how energy is transferred from one living organism to another.

 
 
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