SCIENCE YEARLY PLAN FOR YEAR TWO
THEME A : LEARNING ABOUT LIVING THINGS
LEARNING AREA : 3.0 - ANIMALS
3.2 The different foods that animals eat.
3.2.1 To list food eaten by some animals.
3.2.2 To state that some animals
a. eat plants
b. eat other animals
c. eat plants and other animals.
SCIENCE PROCESSING SKILL
SPS 1 - Observing
SPS 2 - Classifying
SPS 4 – Making Inferences
SPS 6 – Communicating
What Animals Eat.....
Every participant in an ecosystem has an important part to play and if one becomes more dominant than the others, the ecosystem can develop problems.
We'll start with the producers. These are living things which take the non living matter from the environment, such as minerals and gases and uses them to support life.
Green plants are considered producers and the are at the beginning of the food chain.
Next are the consumers. These living things need the producers to be their food.
Animals who eat plants are called herbivores. They are considered consumers and are next in the food chain.Animals who eat other animals are called carnivores. They also considered consumers and are a link farther along on the food chain since they need the herbivores for their food.
Animals and people who eat both animals and plants are called omnivores, and they are also part of the consumer piece of the ecosystem.