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Food Chain

Two to four players receive seven cards each, with plants, animals, or nitrates depicted. They place what they have onto their own empty game board with the objective to complete a food chain. The game is a fun way to reinforce learning about plant and animal interdependence within ecosystems.

61 Views 61 Downloads NGSS: Adaptable
Classroom Considerations

  • Make sure to print game pieces on cardstock and laminate for repeated use
Pros

  • Hands-on activity makes learning more memorable
  • Focuses on a commonly taught topic in elementary school life science curriculum
Cons

  • None
Included Materials

  • Game
  • Graphic Organizer

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