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Understand What Different Animals Eat

In this worksheet, students will consolidate their knowledge of what familiar animals eat as a foundation to understanding food chains.

'Understand What Different Animals Eat' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 4 Science worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Animals, including Humans

Curriculum subtopic:   Food Chains

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Worksheet Overview

Animals need food to grow and to give them the energy to move. Different animals eat different foods:


Bowl of cat food Dandelion leaves



We feed a pet cat a very different diet from a guinea pig. In the same way, wild animals also have different diets.


Some animals eat plants:


Aphids on rose stem


and some animals eat the plant eaters:




and some animals eat the meat eaters:




Let's find out how all this fits together into food chains.

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