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Food Webs and Food Chain
Just Another Link in the Chain

Food Webs and Food Chain
Food Webs and Food Chain


Just Another Link in the Chain
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A Very Quick Reader

Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 3 to 5
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   4.19

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    decomposers, ingest, link, entire, charm, seen, bits, several, dies, return, dead, have, apart, consume, soil, similar


Just Another Link in the Chain
By Erin Horner
  

1     Have you seen a charm bracelet? It is made up of several small links that are all connected together. Each link is important. If one link breaks, the entire bracelet falls apart. All living things on Earth are linked together in a similar way. They are all a part of the food chain. The food chain demonstrates how energy is transferred from one living thing to another. All living things on Earth need energy to survive. Some living things like plants and algae can make their own food. They are producers. The rest of us aren't so lucky. Humans and animals cannot create their own food. They must consume it from other sources. They are consumers. Consumers eat plants or animals to ingest the energy that they need. Producers and consumers need each other. They are each links in the chain. .....
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Food Webs and Food Chain
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Science
             Science


    Careers in Science  
 
    Caring for Earth  
 
    Clouds  
 
    Dinosaurs  
 
    Earth's Land  
 
    Earth  
 
    Earthquakes  
 
    Electricity  
 
    Energy  
 
    Erosion  
 
    Food Pyramid  
 
    Food Webs and Food Chain  
 
    Forces and Motion  
 
    Fossils  
 
    Health and Nutrition  
 
    How Things Work  
 
    Landforms  
 
    Life Science  
 
    Light  
 
    Magnets  
 
    Matter  
 
 
    Moon  
 
    Natural Disasters  
 
    Photosynthesis  
 
    Plant and Animal Cells  
 
    Plants  
 
    Rocks and Minerals  
 
    Science Process Skills  
 
    Scientific Notation  
 
    Seasons  
 
    Simple Machines  
 
    Soil  
 
    Solar System  
 
    Sound  
 
    Space and Stars  
 
    Sun  
 
    Tsunami  
 
    Volcanoes  
 
    Water Cycle  
 
    Water  
 
    Weather  
 



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