How to Draw a Food Web

Frustrated over schoolwork because you can't quite remember the difference between a food chain and a food web? This article will show you how to draw a food web!


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    Make a list of the organisms that you need to have in your food web. For the sake of convenience, let's say that you have chosen grass, grasshopper, cow, bird, fox, and human.
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    Grab a sheet of paper and write down the name of your producer at the very bottom. Next,write down the animals that eat the producer, and finally the carnivores.
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    Draw arrows that indicate the transfer of energy from organism to organism, a.k.a. draw arrows that show what is eaten by what. So, in my example, you would draw an arrow from the grass to the grasshopper and another to the cow. From the grasshopper, and arrow would be drawn to the bird, etc.
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    Title your work. In my example, I could name it "Farmland Food Web" or something along those lines. Other names would be Aquatic Food Web, Arctic Food Web, and Forest Food Web.
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    Turn it in! Hope you get an A!


  • You could replace the words with pictures if you like (except for the title).

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Categories: Ecology and Conservation