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What is a food chain?
A process that starts with ingredients and ends with cooked food
A long chain made of food
How animals depend on plants and animals for their food and survival
Which part of a food chain is affected by one animal becoming extinct?
The whole food chain is affected
Only animals at the top of the food chain are affected
Only plants and animals at the bottom of the food chain are affected
What part do humans play in food chains?
Humans are not part of food chains
Which is an example of a consumer eating another consumer?
A rabbit eating grass
A hedgehog eating a spider
A squirrel eating nuts
A producer uses energy from the Sun to make food. Which of these is NOT a producer?
An oak tree
A stinging nettle
A consumer gets its food by eating other organisms. Which of these is NOT a consumer?
A holly bush
What do you always find at the start of a food chain or web?
A bird of prey
A green plant
Why do food chains and food webs start with green plants?
Because plants can absorb the Sun's energy to produce food
Because most green plants are tasty
Because most green plants eat other plants
What do you call an animal that hunts and eats other animals?
A wood mouse eats leaves for food. A badger eats wood mice for food. Which animal is the prey in this food chain?