Food Chain Teacher Resources
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Something Fishy - Bioaccumulation of Mercury
Students explore the dangers of eating high levels of mercury and how small amounts of mercury in water accumulate in greater quantities in organisms higher in the food chain. They list the health of effects of high levels of mercury on humans.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 18 Views 64 Downloads
An Ecosystem: The Rain Forest
The Great Kapok Tree is a book that depicts what life is like for animals in the Amazon Rainforest, it also kicks of this lesson on ecosystems. Students complete a Tropical Rainforest food web assignment using the enchanted-learning web site.
5th Science 3 Views 17 Downloads
Week 8 - Sea Life
Using a magnifier, mini marine biologists examine the barbules of a bird feather. They swirl the it into a mixture of oil and water and then re-examine the feather. After the activity, discuss how the oily feathers pose a problem to sea birds during an oil spill and how an ocean food web may be impacted by such an occurrence.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Regions and Habitats
Fourth graders identify the different habitats found in the seven regions of the United States. In this ecology lesson, 4th graders write an essay about how humans affect the ecosystem and vice versa. They discuss how changes on one ecosystem has domino effect on others.
4th Science 8 Views 88 Downloads
Food Chains and Food Webs
Fourth graders study intertidal organisms and their role in the food web. In this food web lesson, 4th graders read the book The Sea That Feeds Us and discuss food webs. Students study pictures of intertidal creatures and discuss their role in the food web.
4th Science 19 Views 100 Downloads
Food Webs in the Barnegat Bay
Students investigate the food webs in the Barnegat Bay. In this organisms instructional activity, students use a graphic organizer to illustrate the types of consumers in the bay. Students use reference books to continue to research the animals found in the Barnegat Bay.
4th - 6th Science 7 Views 25 Downloads
Tundra Food Chain Relay
Sixth graders identify the different animals that live in the tundra. In this life science instructional activity, 6th graders explain the role of each component in the food web. They discuss possible effects if nonliving components of the tundra were changed.
6th Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Vocabulary 3a: Food Chains and Food Webs
Students explore the concept of life science vocabulary. In this vocabulary instructional activity, students are introduced to new food chain and food web vocabulary. Students practice stating the definitions for the words in their own words.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 7 Views 34 Downloads
Insect Food Chain & Camouflage
Students use art work to demonstrate their understanding of the insect food chain and their ability to camouflage themselves. In this insect food chain and camouflage instructional activity, students determine what type of animals feed on insects.
K Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Cut and Paste Food Chain
Students study life science. In this food chain instructional activity, students discover the different types of animals that make up an ecosystem. They discuss as a class and then work independently on a food chain activity. This instructional activity includes a worksheet.
3rd - 5th Science 5 Views 40 Downloads
Food chains, consumers, and producers are the topic here. Learners must fill in the blanks in order to complete the sentences about food chains. Then, they must complete four examples of food chains, and label them as producers, primary consumers, or secondary comsumers.
4th - 5th Language Arts 14 Views 16 Downloads
Food Web II
Young ecologists are shown a picture of eight animals and two plants. On another piece of paper, they are asked to construct a food web that includes the animals pictured. They must also identify the producers, consumers, herbivores, carnivores, and omnivores.
3rd - 4th Science 15 Views 33 Downloads
Food Web in the Bay
Sixth graders study the food web in a bay. In this food web activity, 6th graders investigate the SAV- submerged aquatic vegetation of a bay including their predators, and how the organisms eat, have proper living space and water. They complete research guides using the assigned web sites before presenting what they learned to the class in a skit or oral presentation.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
Amazon Food Chain
Explore food chains in the Amazon Rainforest using this resource. Learners discuss the predator vs. prey relationships in the food chain. Then, they create a food web to describe this relationship. This is a simple and effective way to discuss this topic.
4th - 7th Science 3 Views 83 Downloads