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Tropical Forest Food Chain
Learners explore the interdependence of the animals and plants in tropical rainforests. They explore the importance of conserving biodiversity and tropical food chains. They create a tropical forest food chain and identify species that live in the Caribbean National Forest.
2nd - 6th Science 8 Views 119 Downloads
Great Lakes Food Web
Students identify species and components of a Great Lakes food web. Using note cards, they place themselves in the correct order of the food chain based on the species present. They discuss what they believe happens to various species over time.
7th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 40 Downloads
Creating a Food Web
Students investigate hunters and prey by creating a food web. In this animal life activity, students investigate a single organism in preparation for a field trip, discovering its diet and habitat. Students each discuss their animal with the class and create a food web using yarn to connect to each other.
5th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 25 Views 212 Downloads
The Balance of a Food Chain
Students analyze the hierarchy of predators and prey. In this food chain lesson plan, students discover the different elements in a food chain by illustrating a predator and the prey it would seek. Students explain their artwork choices to the class.
3rd - 5th Science 13 Views 100 Downloads
Animal Food Chains
An engaging, informative, and colorful presentation focuses on food chains. Learners view many great photographs of animals, and must do some critical thinking regarding an animal's place in a food chain, and whether an animal is considered to be a producer or a consumer.
2nd - 4th Science 9 Views 44 Downloads
Habitats and Food Chains
Uncover the world of animal habitats, food chains, and the ecosystems with this well-put-together presentation. Each slide contains information and images that represent various aspects related to the ecosystem. Habitat, animal adaptations, consumers, producers, and predator/prey relationships are all covered.
2nd - 3rd Science 9 Views 110 Downloads
Food chains at sea
Fifth graders interpret a table of data about food chains in the ocean. They create a food chain to represent the information on the table. Periwinkles eat seaweed, and crabs eat periwinkles - so who eats crabs? Extend the activity with a research activity about carnivore and herbivore dinosaurs.
4th - 6th Science 32 Views 59 Downloads
Identifying Information in Nonfiction
Second graders investigate information in non-fiction texts. They review the features of a non-fiction text and read the book Nature's Food Chains: What Polar Animals Eat. Pupils discuss the text features and write down one fact they learned from a photo or diagram in the book.
2nd Language Arts 16 Views 57 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Food chains and webs
Here is an extremely simplistic look at food chains and webs. It depicts three different food chains, each containing a plant, plant eater, and meat-eater. Learners fill in the missing part of each chain by using the images provided at the bottom of the page.
1st - 3rd Science 27 Views 53 Downloads
Cycles of Matter and Composting
Engage learners with a lesson on the flow of energy through the food chain, producers, consumers, decomposers, and the interconnectedness of natural systems. They watch a series of videos showing the decomposition process through composting, participate in a composting play, and discuss liquid and solid waste.
4th Science 20 Views 34 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Dinner in a Woodland
After reading a short paragraph about what makes up a woodland habitat, fifth graders attempt to identify the primary consumers, secondary consumers, and third order consumers in two separate food chain scenarios. They also name a hawk's prey and the shrew's predator in these food chains.
5th Language Arts 14 Views 21 Downloads
Links in a Food Chain
Little ones make costumes and act out a rhyme in which there are daisies, bugs, wrens, snakes, and foxes that all interact in a food web. This would be a memorable activity for primary life scientists to participate in as a wrap-up to a basic ecosystems unit.
1st - 3rd Science 4 Views 8 Downloads
Sixth graders discuss and describe consumers and producers. They discuss and describe predator-prey relationship. Students review food chains. They form a circle, and each student is given an ecosystem card. Student at the top is given the end of the ball of red yarn to the animal at the top of the food chain.
6th Science 3 Views 12 Downloads
Food Chains Through Northwest Coast Art
Fourth graders explore the food chain through Northwest Coast Art forms. For this art lesson, 4th graders discuss the food chain of an animal found in the Northwest and create an artwork using the food chain as the basis of their artwork.
4th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
The Antarctic Food Chain
Students explore the animals of Antarctica and the Antarctic food chain. They draw pictures of animals to include in a wall collage. Students illustrate the ecosystem's food web and discuss the importance of krill to the Antarctic ecosystem.
K - 3rd Science 6 Views 20 Downloads