Creating Chains and Webs to Model Ecological Relationships

The 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, consumer, and producer, throughout 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have early finishers complete additional food webs
Classroom Considerations

  • Expects a solid understanding of predator-prey relationships
  • Allow time to prepare materials prior to the activity
Pros

  • Adaptable to different grade levels
  • Includes resources in Spanish as well as English
Cons

  • None