Nature's Food Sources (Consumers (Herbivores (Only eats plants),…
Nature's Food Sources
Where do organisms get their energy from?
The sun is the main source of energy for all organism
Producers are organsims that can normally make their own food
Most plants are producers
Consumers are organisms that cannot make their own food
Consumers feed on plants or on other consumers
Only eats plants
Only eats animals
Eats both plants and animals
What is a prey?
An animal that is being hunted and eaten by another animal
What is a predator?
An animal that hunts and eats other animals
Example: Grass(food producer)-Grasshopper(plant-eater)-Lizard(animal-eater)
Food chains always begin with a producer
Plants change light energy into chemical potential energy stored in the food they make
The energy is passed on to the consumers who eat plants and then the consumers who eat other animals