We found 442 resources with the concept food chains
Creating Chains and Webs to Model Ecological Relationships
9th - 12th
New ReviewThe sustainability of an ecosystem depends on many factors and changes constantly. Young scholars consider these factors as they use a set of cards to create food webs. They review key scientific vocabulary such as predator, prey,...
Biodiversity and Extinction Vulnerability - De-Natured
8 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewScience benefits everyone, so why is the language in journal articles so difficult to understand? The third video in the four-part series on Biodiversity breaks down a journal article so everyone understands the content. The article...
Modeling Food Webs in Darién, Panama
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
It's a jungle out there! Young biologists journey to Darien, Panama to examine the intricate relationships between the organisms that inhabit the jungle. Groups begin by demonstrating an understanding of energy flow in ecosystems, then...
LS2B - Cycles of Matter and Energy Transfer in Ecosystems
8 mins 3rd - 12th
Produce, consume, decompose...repeat! Examine how matter and energy cycles in ecosystems by watching a video discussing NGSS standard LS2B. The narrator explains the requirements of the standard at each grade level, plus gives tips to...
LS1C - Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms
6 mins K - 12th
How do you plan to approach standard LS1C, Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms? Avoid information overload with helpful advice in a short video. Topics include energy sources, relationships between organisms, and...
Natural Resources, and Human Uses of Plants and Animals
4th - 8th CCSS: Designed
As part of their study of the restoration projects on Santa Cruz Island, class members demonstrate their understanding of the connections among plant life, animals, and the actions of humans by crafting a model that reveals these...
Human Impact on the Food Web of Santa Cruz Island
9th - 12th
What happens when a non-native species is introduced onto an island? Santa Cruz Island, part of the Channel Island chain located off the coast of southern California, provides the perfect laboratory for young environmental scientists to...
An Introduction to Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Can pesticides affect humans, even if they don't eat the crops that were sprayed? Silent Spring, Rachel Carson's 1962 work on the environmental effects of DDT, discusses the ways that bioaccumulation creates a path from a dangerous...
Hoo Eats Who and What is What in Your Own Backyard?
6th - 8th
Bird is the word! Teach life science scholars the importance of our feathered friends and the roles they play in our ecosystem. Using the plan, learners investigate the birds in their areas, determine the biotic and abiotic factors that...
Constructing Sonoran Desert Food Chains and Food Webs
9th - 12th
Investigate desert biomes by creating food chains and food webs. Groups first research feeding habits of organisms in the Sonoran Desert. This information helps pupils draw food chains and webs to determine relationship between organisms.