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Food Chains

Food Chains

Author: Miriam Gil


Life Sciences

CCSS.4.2.b- Students know producers and consumers (herbivores, carnivores, omnivores, and decomposers) are related in food chains and food webs and may compete with each other for resources in an ecosystem.


Students will learn what makes up a food chain and how energy flows through each level.

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Hello class! This webpage has many different resources available to recap our unit on Food Chains. On the right there are four quiz questions. Answer them after you review the resources below. Once you've answered the questions, answer the BIG IDEA question at the bottom of the page. 

Food Chains Podcast

This is a podcast created for my absent students as a recap of the Food Chains lesson we did at the beginning of the unit. This is a good overall review of the unit.


This is a great video incorporating ecosystems into food chains.

Food Chain Sparkpage

Scroll down towards the middle of the page where "How does energy travel?". Starting from this section, read about how energy travels through a food chain and look at the examples in the bottom of the page.


How does energy flow in a Food Chain? 

Click here to answer (