What is an Energy Pyramid? - Definition & Examples


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Which of the following quantifies the energy transferring from one organism to another?

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1. How much energy is transferred from a plant to an herbivore that eats it?

2. Which of the following trophic levels contains the lowest amount of original solar energy?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your knowledge of the components of an energy pyramid with this quiz and worksheet. They will ask you questions regarding the energy pyramid and energy transfers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz/worksheet will ask students about the following subjects:

  • The transfer of energy
  • Trophic levels of the pyramid
  • Solar energy
  • The definition of an energy pyramid

Skills Practiced

These assessments will help students improve the skills listed below:

  • Reading comprehension - read and pull the most important information from the related lesson on the components of an energy pyramid
  • Defining key concepts - correctly define what an energy pyramid is
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the transfer of energy, including solar energy
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about trophic levels of the pyramid

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about this topic, check out the accompanying lesson, What is an Energy Pyramid? - Definition & Examples. It will assist students in meeting these goals and objectives:

  • Define the energy pyramid
  • Identify the trophic levels of the pyramid
  • Understand energy transfers
  • Learn the 10% rule