Dr. Wise: 4th Grade
1. understand the prey and predator relationship
2. define carnivore as an animal that eats meat
3. define herbivore as an animal that eats only plants
4. define omnivore as an animal that eats both plants and animals
5. define a food chain as the path that food energy takes from plants to animals
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 (page 30 in the science textbook)
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.