Presentation on theme: "Energy Flow in an Ecosystem. Anticipation Guide Think about the vocabulary words. DO you know any of them? Do you recognize a part of a word? Can you."— Presentation transcript:
Anticipation Guide Think about the vocabulary words. DO you know any of them? Do you recognize a part of a word? Can you make an educated guess about the meaning of the words? Fill in the BEFORE column of the anticipation guide.
Let’s find out what the words mean! Open your books to page 42 and take a picture walk. Pay attention to the headings and the pictures. Read the captions below the pictures.
Vocabulary – Write the following words in the back of your packet. Producer Herbivore Omnivore Decomposer Food web Consumer Carnivore Scavenger Food chain Energy pyramid
Partner Work With a partner, define the vocabulary words. You may use the glossary or the chapter to do this. You have about 20 minutes to complete this.
Vocabulary Check Producer: organisms that makes its own food. Herbivore: organisms that eat only plants Omnivore: organisms that eat plants AND animals Decomposer: organism that breaks down waste and dead organisms Food Web: consist of overlapping food chains
Vocabulary Check Continued Consumer: organisms that eat other organisms for food Carnivore: eats only meat Scavenger: eats other dead animals Food Chain: series of events where one organism eats another to obtain energy Energy Pyramid: Diagram that shows the amount of energy that moves from one feeding level to another in a food web.