What is the difference between a food web and a food chain? What makes an animal a consumer and not a producer? Find out the answers to these questions and more using the activity below!
Knowing how the food web works gives us a better understanding of how deeply interconnected all of the plants and animals are in our planet’s ecosystems. In an ecosystem, energy is transferred from producers, to consumers, to higher level consumers in an organised pattern.
Missing one creature is enough to throw off this delicate balance of connections, which is why it is so important that we work to protect our plants and animals. By working towards a sustainable future, we can save the world, one species at a time!
Download the activity below to help familiarize your students with the importance of food webs today!