Food Chains and Food Webs - Balance within Natural Systems

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Feast on an informative resource. Scholars learn about food chains and food webs and how these interactions give information about the natural community. A PowerPoint presentation provides information about this concept.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Collaborate with a biology teacher for the lesson
Classroom Considerations

  • It is helpful if learners already have some background knowledge of food webs and chains
  • Note that the presentation is a continuation of the one in the first installment (this is the third part of the series)
Pros

  • Lists some post-lesson assessment questions to use in discussion
  • Teacher guide includes an outline of lecture information
Cons

  • May not be of particular interest to those not living near the Saguaro National Park
Included Materials - Join to Access

  • Lesson 1 and 2 Ecology Lecture Supplement (.pdf)
  • Lesson 1 and 2 Ecology Lecture Supplement (.doc)
  • Energy Through an Ecosystem Worksheet (.pdf)
  • Energy Through an Ecosystem Worksheet (.doc)
  • Energy Through an Ecosystem Worksheet Answers (.pdf)
  • Energy Through an Ecosystem Worksheet Answers (.doc)
  • Activity
  • Vocabulary
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