Food security and farming

This lesson introduces food security and describes how farming techniques and biotechnology can be used to increase food security.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What type of organism is always found in trophic level 1?

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Q2.Approximately how much of the suns energy is converted into biomass by producers?

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Q3.what do the arrows in a food chain show us?

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Q4.What is described as the mass of living organisms?

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Q5.select the 3 abiotic factors from the list below:

Select three (3) boxes

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Q6.In a food chain 200 kg of wheat is fed on by 18 kg of mice which in turn are eaten by 1kg of hawk. What is the percentage energy transferred from the first trophic level to the third?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What type of organism is always found in trophic level 1?

1/6

Q2.Approximately how much of the suns energy is converted into biomass by producers?

2/6

Q3.what do the arrows in a food chain show us?

3/6

Q4.What is described as the mass of living organisms?

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Q5.select the 3 abiotic factors from the list below:

Select three (3) boxes

5/6

Q6.In a food chain 200 kg of wheat is fed on by 18 kg of mice which in turn are eaten by 1kg of hawk. What is the percentage energy transferred from the first trophic level to the third?

6/6

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Quiz:

Food Security and Farming

This quiz will check your knowledge of the content covered in the food security and farming lesson and also help you to revise previous ecology content.

Q1.What is the best description of food security?

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Q2.at which trophic level would you find a secondary consumer?

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Q3.Select two reasons why some populations might have poor food security.

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Q4.Select two reasons why biomass is lost between the trophic levels of a food chain.

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Q5.What is sustainable fishing?

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Q6.Which is the example of a behavioural adaptation?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Food Security and Farming

This quiz will check your knowledge of the content covered in the food security and farming lesson and also help you to revise previous ecology content.

Q1.What is the best description of food security?

1/6

Q2.at which trophic level would you find a secondary consumer?

2/6

Q3.Select two reasons why some populations might have poor food security.

Select two (2) boxes

3/6

Q4.Select two reasons why biomass is lost between the trophic levels of a food chain.

Select two (2) boxes

4/6

Q5.What is sustainable fishing?

5/6

Q6.Which is the example of a behavioural adaptation?

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Lesson summary: Food security and farming

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