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Understand Food Chains

In this worksheet, students will be helped to understand the difference between a producer, a predator and the prey in a food chain. Food chains are shown using arrows to indicate the direction that the food energy is travelling in. Students are asked to select either producer/prey/predator or to select which organism is being described as such.

'Understand Food Chains' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 4 Science worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Animals, including Humans

Curriculum subtopic:   Food Chains

Popular topics:   Biology worksheets, Biology old worksheets, Healthy Living And Diet worksheets

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Worksheet Overview

Here is a food chain:











The arrows show where the food goes.


The grass is called the producer because it is a plant and makes the food that feeds the animals.

The rabbit is called the prey because it is eaten by the fox.

The fox is called the predator because it eats the rabbit.


In the following questions, you will be asked about which living thing is the producer or the prey or the predator


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