Food Chains Task Cards


Are you looking for a fun way to review food chains? Students will love reviewing with these 28 Food Chains Task Cards! Makes a great science center, scoot activity, or review game. Digital and PDF versions of the task cards are included.


Food Chains Task Cards

These Food Chains Task Cards are a fun, low-prep tool for reviewing food chains! Using these task cards, you will save time planning your review activity and students will have fun reviewing what they have learned!

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Topics Covered:

  • The predator and prey relationship
  • Herbivores, carnivores, and omnivores
  • Producers, consumers, and decomposers
  • Aquatic and terrestrial food chains

What’s Included?

  • 28 Task cards
  • Student response worksheet
  • 1 Google Form
  • Answer key

This resource includes two sets of PDF Food Chains Task Cards. One set has a colorful background and the other set has an all-white background. The questions are the same on both sets of task cards.

What types of questions are asked?

Questions model what students will see on a test, including:

  • Multiple choice
  • Fill in the blank
  • Open-end questions

How can I use these task cards?

  • Scoot
  • Science centers
  • Review game
  • Early finishers
  • Daily review at the start of a science lesson

What standards are covered?

These Food Chains Task Cards closely align with most science standards related to teaching food chains. These task cards are also aligned with the 2010 Virginia science SOLs (SOL 3.5).

Is a digital version included?

This Food Chains Task Cards resource includes BOTH a digital version and a PDF version. The digital version can be accessed through Google Forms and allows students to easily self-check their work. You can also use the Google Forms task cards to track student progress.

When you purchase this product, you will be given access to a link that will allow you to open the file in Google Forms. You’ll then share that file with your students.

What are other buyers saying about these task cards?

  • “These task cards are great for a review.” (Martha H.)
  • “I liked how the task cards had pictures!” (Heidi R.)
  • “Great educational tool to help get the kids up while they learn or review.” (Nicole F.)
  • “I was able to use these as a review of our food chain unit with my distance learners.” (Lori W.)
  • “Goes perfectly with the unit. Thank you.” (Reagan M.)
  • “Loved these!” (Nicole F.)
  • “Great resource to reinforce these skills.” (Lauren A.)

Want to save money?

These Food Chains Task Cards are included in my 3rd Grade Science Task Cards Bundle for a discounted price!

Don’t Miss Out!

These Food Chains Task Cards are the perfect review tool! In addition, they are low-prep and easy to use throughout the year. Your students will love reviewing what they have learned or preparing for end of the year testing with these task cards!


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Other Information:

I recommend printing these task cards in color and laminating so that they can easily be reused from year to year, although this is not necessary. These task cards also print and are easy to read in grayscale.

Check about my blog post all about task cards for games and activities you can play with these task cards!

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