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- Anne M.
- Richmond, VA
Food web Teacher Resources
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Young scholars study life science. In this food webs and food chains comparison lesson, students examine the wetlands to discover the relationships that exist between the animals that live there. They participate in group activities and discussions and also complete independent journal entries. This lesson includes worksheets, vocabulary, and resource information.
Students investigate the effects of the food chain on all animals by creating a food web. In this seafood lesson, students discuss energy flow and research a specific marine organism of their choice. Students create a food web in their classroom using the a ball of yarn and representing their chosen organism.
Students create food webs for two different ocean communities. They are given cards showing organisms from the surface of the ocean. They arrange them in order of who eats whom. After this class activity, students create a food web for the hydrothermal vent community they have studied.
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.
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. Students are assigned a sea creature and connect them with yarn to illustrate a food chain. Students study the roles in the food web and sing a related song.
Students investigate hunters and prey by creating a food web. In this animal life instructional 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.