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How Does an Organism Obtain its Energy?

For Teachers 5th
How energy is passed from one organism to another is the focus of this science lesson. Young scientists discuss how they get the energy they need to live, then take a closer look at food chains, food webs, and energy pyramids in order to...
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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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Biological Relationships

For Teachers 6th
Create a written document to show knowledge of producers, consumers, decomposers, and symbiotic relationships. To investigate food consumption, your classes will differentiate between types of symbiosis and explain examples of each.
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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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Rainforest Food Chains and Webs

For Teachers 3rd
Have your class discuss rainforest food chains using this resource. Learners explore what happens if some part of the food chain is missing and what effect this has on the environment. This lesson provides a great way to motivate your...
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Dining Out With Fishes and Birds of the Hudson

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
While this lesson 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 more. Then,...
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St. Lawrence River Organisms and Environment

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Two films are suggested as initiating activities, but you would have to locate them. Nevertheless, there is plenty of material here to provide your biology or ecology classes with a complete mini-unit on freshwater fish species in the...
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Go With the Energy Flow

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Pupils explore energy and nutrient flow. In this science lesson plan, students diagram the flow of energy through food chains and food webs. Pupils 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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Interactive Food Webs

For Teachers 6th
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 lesson.
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Food Chains and Food Webs

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate food chains. In this living environment instructional activity, 4th graders begin to understand the interdependence of organisms. Students describe the connections organisms have to the ecosystem. Students...
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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 lesson, 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
Students study life science. In this food webs and food chains comparison instructional activity, 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
Students examine an ecosystem. In this food web lesson plan, 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 different...
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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. In 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. 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...
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Build A Beach

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Young scholars create a visual beach ecosystem. In this ecosystem lesson students are assigned an animal to color. After coloring young scholars 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 Webs and Food Chains

For Teachers 5th
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...
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Food Chains and Food Webs

For Students 5th - 6th
As part of a study of food chains and food webs, class members complete a series of worksheets that trace a marine chain from producers to consumers or decomposers. After studying a food chain example, young marine biologists make up...