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Energy Flow in the Garden

For Teachers 4th Standards
How can you tell what an owl has eaten? Study the food chain and flow of energy in an ecosystem by dissecting an owl pellet and noting the bones found inside. Additionally, the instructional activity includes a game about consumers and...
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Study Jams! Ecosystems

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
With the forest as an example, Sam and Zoe talk about the components biotic and abiotic of an ecosystem. They also discuss the role of producers, consumers, and decomposers. This concise clip covers all of the basics. As an introduction...
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Bill Nye The Science Guy on the Food Web

For Students 2nd - 7th
Plants. We can't live without them! Bill Nye discusses how every living thing relies on plants using a concept called the food web. In a very visual demonstration, he ties a cord from one picture to another on a three-dimensional...
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Mountain Lions in Arizona Lesson 2: The Lion as Predator - Feast of Plenty

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Middle and high schoolers examine the basics of a mountain lion's diet by examining food chains and food webs. Learners are each assigned one of the lion's prey species and they must construct a food chain for this animal. They see how a...
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Bearly Any Ice

For Teachers 5th - 8th
After reviewing food chains, your class members participate in an arctic predator-prey game that exemplifies the impact of climate change of food availability. If you are in a hurry, skip this lesson plan, but if you have the time to...
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Arctic Food Chain

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Explore the food chains that support Arctic ecosystems. A class discussion on interdependence and the different roles plants and animals play in ecosystems provides students with the knowledge to complete a worksheet asking them to...
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What a Web We Weave!

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
It is always fun to weave a web when studying the relationships in ecosystems! Thirty organism name cards are provided. Divide the class into groups of eight, then give each participant a card and the group a few long strands of yarn....
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Food Chain

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
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...
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Why Are Blue Whales So Enormous?

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Isn't it strange that Earth's largest animal lives on one of its tiniest? Using Sesame-Street-style puppetry, this video explains how this phenomenon happens. Viewers learn that a single mouthful of krill taken in by a whale has the...
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Bio Build-up

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Trace pollutants through the environment in the seventh lesson of this series on the science of food. Looking at a picture of the plants and animals in an aquatic ecosystem, learners use dot stickers to represent harmful chemicals as...
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Life in the Polar Regions

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Take a look at the coldest, windiest, and driest place on earth: the arctic! Very few species exist here, and those that do have undergone several adaptations to ensure their survival. Learn about some of these unique animals and their...
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Study Jams! Food Chains

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
Rhinozilla is Mia's bearded dragon and the focus of this lesson on energy flow in an ecosystem. She uses him to explain the energy pyramid, from producers through third level consumers, and she likens the food chain to a video game. Mia...
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The Importance of Sharks: You Do The Math!

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Elementary ecologists examine trophic relationships using a coral reef food pyramid as an example. They play a game applying math skills that ultimately demonstrate the important role of the ever-scary top predator, the shark. This is a...
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Where are Koalas on the Food Chain?

For Teachers 4th
Take a field trip to observe Koalas, absolutely! Budding scientists become familiar with the Koala's position in the food chain. They answer questions based on what they see and draw a food chain explaining the Koalas position. Tip: A...
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The Farmer's Web

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners explore food webs. In this food web lesson, students investigate how plants, animals, and people are interdependent upon one another for food and resources. Learners participate in a hands on activity to demonstrate this...
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Food Chain

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the concept of food chains. In this food chain instructional activity, 4th graders discuss what different animals eat and how they are all connected. Students explore a garden and the environment around them to...
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The Living Environment

For Teachers 8th - 10th
In this living environment worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle given 34 clues about the various species in the environment that produce, consume and decompose. Topics also include photosynthesis, respiration, glucose, organic...
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What Does Earth Day Mean? - Biology Teaching Thesis

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers possible sources of water pollution, and explain the effects that water pollution can have on the food on the food chain. They Name human and other animal (i.e. fish) illnesses that can be contracted from drinking...
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Exploring Owls

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
What can young scientists discover from dissecting an owl pellet? Explore the owl food chain, beginning with an introduction to these predatory birds. Suggested strategies here include creating a podcast and purchasing a poster, however...
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Energy Flow in Ecosystems

For Teachers 7th - 12th
This smart slide show outlines energy flow in ecosystems. It addresses the sun as the primary source of all energy, flows into explanations of photosynthesis and respiration, and explores trophic feeding levels and productivity....
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Energy Flow Through Ecosystems

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Middle or high school environmental studies classes will learn much from this presentation on energy in ecosystems. It covers the foundational topics of trophic levels, food webs, and nutrient cycles using informational text and...
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Community Ecology

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Chart ecological community interactions and answer questions about niche, defenses, trophic structure, and succession. This community ecology worksheet provides a general overview of the interactions that occur among organisms that share...
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Ecosystem Lesson Plan: Food Chain/Food Web

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students discuss ecosystems, eliciting their current knowledge of an ecosystem. Students receive an Ecosystems document and look at the picture. Students brainstorm connection between the cover picture and ecosystems. The indicated...
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Fourth Grade Science

For Students 4th
In this science worksheet, 4th graders answer multiple choice questions about coastlines, electric cars, the food chain, and more. Students complete 25 questions.