Dr. Wise: 4th Grade
Biotic Factors and Abiotic Factors
Abiotic Factors: All the nonliving things in an environment
Terrestrial Organisms and Aquatic Organisms
Aquatic Organisms: The organisms that live in Earth's water
Producers and Consumers
Producers can make their own food through photosynthesis
Consumers cannot make their own food
Predator and Prey Relationship
prey: an organism that is hunted by a predator
example: a lion hunts a zebra and eats it, the lion is the predator and the zebra is the prey
Herbivore, Omnivore, and Carnivore
omnivores: eat plants and animals
carnivores: eat meat only
Play as a class or in computer stations. Interactive sorting game.
Food Chains and Food Webs
The first link in a food chain is always the producer, and consumers follow it.
Food chains trace the flow of energy from producers to consumers as one living thing eats another.