How do we construct a food web?

In this lesson we will recap our knowledge of drawing food webs and then learn how to construct a food web.

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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 does the arrow in a food chain represent?

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Q2.What do food chains always begin with?

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Q3.Which direction are the arrows drawn on food chains?

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Q4.If a shark is the third consumer in a food chain, this makes it the _______?

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Q5.Match the words with the correct definitions.
  • predator
  • prey
  • competition
  • struggle against another organism for the same resources
  • an organism that hunts and kills other animals for food
  • an organism that is hunted and killed as food

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Q6.Starting with the producer, sort the food chain into the correct order.
  • fox
  • grasshopper
  • hedgehog
  • grass

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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 does the arrow in a food chain represent?

1/6

Q2.What do food chains always begin with?

2/6

Q3.Which direction are the arrows drawn on food chains?

3/6

Q4.If a shark is the third consumer in a food chain, this makes it the _______?

4/6

Q5.Match the words with the correct definitions.
  • predator
  • prey
  • competition
  • an organism that is hunted and killed as food
  • struggle against another organism for the same resources
  • an organism that hunts and kills other animals for food

Where you see this icon you can drag and drop! If you are using your keyboard select and move using space and the arrow keys.

5/6

Q6.Starting with the producer, sort the food chain into the correct order.
  • hedgehog
  • fox
  • grass
  • grasshopper

Where you see this icon you can drag and drop! If you are using your keyboard select and move using space and the arrow keys.

6/6

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Quiz:

How do we construct a food web?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.In a food web, what do the arrows represent?

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Q2.Is a brown trout a consumer or a producer?

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Q3.Is pond weed a producer or a consumer?

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Q4.If a ladybird gets its energy by eating aphids and small insects, does this make it a consumer or producer?

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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:

How do we construct a food web?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.In a food web, what do the arrows represent?

1/4

Q2.Is a brown trout a consumer or a producer?

2/4

Q3.Is pond weed a producer or a consumer?

3/4

Q4.If a ladybird gets its energy by eating aphids and small insects, does this make it a consumer or producer?

4/4

Lesson summary: How do we construct a food web?

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