Food Webs and Energy Pyramids: Bedrocks of Biodiversity

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How come we don't eat worms, but we eat fish that eat worms? A video features the food chain and explains why a food web is a better explanation for biodiversity. It includes explanations of producers, autotrophs, consumers, heterotrophs, decomposers, and the energy pyramid. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • The publisher's website offers worksheets that align with the video
  • Have students draw a food chain from your local environment
Classroom Considerations

  • Video requires no prior knowledge
  • The thirtieth video in a series of 33
Pros

  • Lesson works for both a traditional or flipped classroom
  • The video creators monitor the comment section for foul language
Cons

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