Feeding Relationships

Overview

Which strange communities live around deep sea vents?

Why are humans unable to eat grass?

Which freshwater fish are the most ferocious?

Feeding Relationships explores the complex connections in food chains and webs. Starting with producers and how photosynthesis captures energy from sunlight, the book works it way up through the chain, looking at consumers, predators, and ...

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Overview

Which strange communities live around deep sea vents?

Why are humans unable to eat grass?

Which freshwater fish are the most ferocious?

Feeding Relationships explores the complex connections in food chains and webs. Starting with producers and how photosynthesis captures energy from sunlight, the book works it way up through the chain, looking at consumers, predators, and decomposers. The book also examines populations and communities, as well as what can go wrong if the food chain is broken.

The Life Science in Depth series presents a comprehensive look at life processes topics. Through an accessible and informative writing style, the individual titles provide detailed information on the main concepts and theories in each subject area, and include photographs and diagrams to enhance students' understanding of the material.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781403475299
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 8/28/2005
  • Series: Life Science in-Depth Series
  • Pages: 64
  • Age range: 10 - 13 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.56 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Everything Needs Food 4

2 The Start of the Chain 6

3 Building Up the Chain 16

4 The Links in the Chain 24

5 The Numbers Game 32

6 Food Webs 36

7 Cycles of Life 44

8 A Weak Link in the Chain? 50

9 Managing the Future 58

Further Resources 60

Glossary 61

Index 64

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