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72 resources with the keyterm food webs

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Food Web II

For Students 3rd - 4th
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,...
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Dining Out With Fishes and Birds of the Hudson

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
The class will make observations to determine how environment has shaped the way particular birds and fish eat. They will view a series of photographs, read two short articles, and then consider how food availability has determined how...
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Dining Out With Fishes and Birds of the Hudson

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
While this instructional activity focuses on the birds and fish found on the Hudson River, it could be adapted for use in any classroom. Using a vocabulary list, learners explore the meaning of words like adaptation, habitat, barbel, and...
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Go With the Energy Flow

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students explore energy and nutrient flow. In this science lesson, students diagram the flow of energy through food chains and food webs. Students discuss the importance of energy flow in Earth's ecosystems.
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What A Tangled Web We Weave

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners of many ages discuss how all organisms rely on other organisms for their survival. They construct a food web and energy pyramids, and write an informative essay about the food web that they have designed.
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Great Lakes Food Web

For Teachers 7th - 9th
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...
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Pond Life

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Environmental explorers create an experiment related to ponds and then present their finding to the class. This resource is extremely open-ended. It needs more concrete objectives and procedures for meeting them.
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Food Chains and Food Webs

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate food chains. In this living environment lesson, 4th graders begin to understand the interdependence of organisms. Students describe the connections organisms have to the ecosystem. Students research online,...
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Regions and Habitats

For Teachers 4th
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...
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Follow the Food Chain

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate the content of owl pellets. In this biology lesson, 7th graders identify the organism remains found in these pellets. They draw a food chain based on evidence collected.
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Pond Water Web

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students identify the different organisms in the food web. In this biology instructional activity, students create food chains using the information on cards. They explain what happens if an organism is removed or added in the web.
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Wetland Food Webs

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers study life science. In this food webs and food chains comparison lesson plan, students examine the wetlands to discover the relationships that exist between the animals that live there. They participate in group...
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Shark Attack Odds and the Importance of Sharks

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine an ecosystem. In this food web lesson, students discover the importance of sharks and what threat sharks actually pose to humans. They participate in class discussions and work independently on a couple of...
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Food Webs

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students identify predator/prey relationships based on the food web of the tropical rain forest ecosystem and realize they need a food web for survival. For this food web lesson plan, students complete a role play activity being animals...
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Modeling changes to Ecosystems Part 1

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students record changes in an ecosystem. In this science lesson students make a hypothesis about changes in a terrarium. They record their observations. The students conduct an experiment to test their hypothesis.
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Food Chains and Food Webs

For Teachers 4th
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...
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Build A Beach

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students create a visual beach ecosystem. In this ecosystem lesson plan students are assigned an animal to color. After coloring students place the animal in the correct area on their beach picture.
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Weave an Aquatic Food Web

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore organisms that are part of interconnected food webs.  In 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...
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Food Chains

For Students 4th - 8th
For this food chains worksheet, students write in 3 different foods they like to eat and draw its energy journey back to the start. This worksheet has 16 fill in the blank questions.
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Food Chains and Food Webs

For Students 6th - 9th
In this biology activity, students read about food chains and food webs. They then answer 4 questions regarding the information they just learned. The answers are on the last page in the packet.
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Food Web Mobile

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students 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.
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Food Web II

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
A food web consists of complex food chains and the more complex the web, the better likelihood of survival. Learners compare and contrast food webs and food chains and discuss concepts like the predator-prey and consumer-producer...
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Food Webs

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Learners produce a newspaper covering topics related to food webs. They use print and electronic sources to gather information about specific animals. They share their information with the class.
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Marine & Aquatic Habitats Activities - Terrestrial Forests vs. Kelp Forests

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss concept and specificity of habitats, both marine and terrestrial, list similarities and differences in the habitats of a kelp forest and a terrestrial forest, compare types of organisms that occupy corresponding types of...