Food Web Menu

Food Web Menu                                                                                                  Name:________________

 

Do you know where your energy comes from?  Can you identify the food chain in the foods you eat?  Get a menu from your favorite restaurant and answer the following questions:

 

Choose 3 dishes from your menu and identify at least 4 of the 3 parts of the food chain. You should categorize everything in the dish, for example mayonnaise or cheese or some creamy dressings come from milk, which comes from a cow, which is a primary consumer.  Attach your menu to this paper.

 

Dish 1

Producers:                    _________________________________________________________________

Primary consumers:       _________________________________________________________________

Secondary consumers:  _________________________________________________________________

Tertiary consumers:       _________________________________________________________________

Decomposers:              _________________________________________________________________

 

Dish 2

Producers:                    _________________________________________________________________

Primary consumers:       _________________________________________________________________

Secondary consumers:  _________________________________________________________________

Tertiary consumers:       _________________________________________________________________

Decomposers:              _________________________________________________________________

 

Dish 3

Producers:                    _________________________________________________________________

Primary consumers:       _________________________________________________________________

Secondary consumers:  _________________________________________________________________

Tertiary consumers:       _________________________________________________________________

Decomposers:              _________________________________________________________________

 

Pick at least 15 items from your menu, and in the space below draw a food web with pictures of the items and the energy flow involved.