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Plankton to Penguins: Antarctic Food Web
A well-written lesson plan, second in a series of four, gets high schoolers exploring how the Antarctic food web is impacted by climate change and the associated melting of polar ice sheets. It begins with a PowerPoint presentation about the polar ecosystem.
9th - 12th Science 64 Views 61 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Interactive Food Webs
Introduce the concept of food webs and chain reactions. Students explore a series of provided web sites and work collaboratively to complete an activity and worksheet. This is a supplemental activity to reinforce a larger instructional activity.
6th Science 30 Views 30 Downloads
Wetland Food Webs
Students study life science. For 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.
6th - 8th Science 21 Views 164 Downloads
Weave an Aquatic Food Web
Students explore organisms that are part of interconnected food webs. For this food web lesson, students choose an animal and research what the animal eats. Students begin with the food chain and branch out into the interconnected web following the organism chosen.
5th - 7th Science 15 Views 102 Downloads
Food Webs and Food Chains
Fifth graders examine the circle of life. In this food webs and food chains lesson, 5th graders examine the interdependence of organisms in ecosystems as they consider how energy flows through the web or chain. Students create a food web of an ecosystem.
5th Science 46 Views 378 Downloads
Activity 1: Please Pass the Energy, Food Webs in the Upper Ocean and Hydrothermal Vent Communities
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.
6th - 8th Science 17 Views 79 Downloads
Students identify producers and consumers, including scavengers and decomposers, and discuss role each plays in food web. They then make diagram of possible food chain that might include skull pictured on Montana's quarter, and participate in scavenger hunt.
3rd - 5th Science 22 Views 147 Downloads
Food Webs in the Barnegat Bay
Learners investigate the food webs in the Barnegat Bay. In this organisms lesson, students use a graphic organizer to illustrate the types of consumers in the bay. Learners use reference books to continue to research the animals found in the Barnegat Bay.
4th - 6th Science 6 Views 25 Downloads
Food Chains and Food Webs
Fourth graders study intertidal organisms and their role in the food web. For 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 18 Views 100 Downloads
Creating a Food Web
Students investigate hunters and prey by creating a food web. For this animal life lesson, 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 21 Views 208 Downloads
Food Web Mobile
Young scholars explain the main concepts of food webs and food chains. They describe the role of animals, plants, and other organisms in cycling energy and matter through a food web by creating mobiles. Lesson contains adaptations for all levels.
3rd - 12th Science 30 Views 236 Downloads
Young scholars identify predator/prey relationships based on the food web of the tropical rain forest ecosystem and realize they need a food web for survival. In this food web lesson plan, students complete a role play activity being animals in the rain forest.
4th - 5th Science 10 Views 50 Downloads
Panther Food Web
Young scholars investigate the dietary habits of animals by creating a food web. For this food chain lesson, students research the animals commonly eaten by panthers in the wild. Young scholars create a large food web poster using Clip Art and images from the Internet.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 18 Downloads
Lessons: Food Web
Students use an interactive web-based food web game to gain familiarity with tropic levels and interactions. They already understand that in an ecosystem there are four basic tropic levels: producers, primary consumers, secondary consumers, and tertiary consumers.
7th - 8th Science 9 Views 44 Downloads
Vocabulary 3a: Food Chains and Food Webs
Students explore the concept of life science vocabulary. In this vocabulary lesson, 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 32 Downloads