Gotta Eat!

Why do we eat? We eat because we need energy, and humans need energy to grow. This is the focus of a video that explains why organisms need food to live.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have a class discussion about foods that give them energy and foods that do not (healthy versus non-healthy)
Classroom Considerations

  • The first in a series of 13 videos about ecosystems and the flow of energy
  • An experiment of two of the same plants given different amounts of food demonstrates the concept that organisms need energy and food to grow
Pros

  • Designed for Next Generation Science Standards
Cons

  • None
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