The Food Web of the Sahara Desert


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What is a food web?

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1. What are the producers of the Sahara Desert?

2. Scorpions are small, but pack a powerful, venomous sting. Why are they considered secondary consumers?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will gauge your understanding of the food chain of the Sahara Desert. Subjects you will need to comprehend to do well on the quiz include the tertiary consumers in the Sahara and the adaptation of animals in the desert.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the printable worksheet and interactive quiz to check your understanding of the following:

  • The producers of the Sahara Desert
  • Reason why scorpions are secondary consumers
  • The tertiary consumers in the Sahara
  • A food web
  • The adaptations of animals in the desert

Skills Practiced

The subsequent abilities will be tested in the quiz and worksheet:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on desert food chains
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about a food web
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained about the reason why scorpions are secondary consumers

Additional Learning

To learn more information about food chains, review the complementary lesson called The Food Web of the Sahara Desert. The lesson includes the following objectives:

  • Identify information about the Sahara Desert, such as its location
  • Learn about the trophic levels of a food web and what each level is responsible for
  • Review the different animals and plants that can be found in the Sahara Desert food web