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87 resources with the keyterm food chains

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Food Webs

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Explore various ecosystems from around the world as your class discovers the interdependence of all living things. Using the provided sets of ecosystem cards, young scientists work in small groups building food webs to demonstrate the...
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Looking at Food Chains

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this Looking at Food Chains worksheet, students read about a food chain under the sea and underline important information. Next, students fill in a graphic organizer about food chains based on the information they just read.
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Discovering Local Food Chains

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study about food chains. With the assistance of a local biologist, Students hike the school trail system. They explore ecosystem and collect data by charting the organisms found and identifying the energy source. They...
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Animal Food Chains

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
An engaging, informative, and colorful presentation focuses on food chains. Learners view many great photographs of animals, and must do some critical thinking regarding an animal's place in a food chain, and whether an animal is...
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The Food Chain

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students define food chains, recognize fossil park food chains and discuss man's impact on food chains. In this food chain lesson, students participate in activities to diagram a food chain and understand the impact of humans on the food...
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How Does an Organism Obtain its Energy?

For Teachers 5th
How energy is passed from one organism to another is the focus of this science instructional activity. Young scientists discuss how they get the energy they need to live, then take a closer look at food chains, food webs, and energy...
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Food chains at sea

For Students 4th - 6th
Fifth graders interpret a table of data about food chains in the ocean. They create a food chain to represent the information on the table. Periwinkles eat seaweed, and crabs eat periwinkles - so who eats crabs? Extend the activity with...
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Food Chains

For Teachers 4th
Learners take a look at the relationship between organisms in food chains, food webs, and energy pyramids. After an opening demonstration by the teacher, pupils are split up into groups. Each one is assigned an environment such as:...
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Food Chains

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Food chains, consumers, and producers are the topic here. Learners must fill in the blanks in order to complete the sentences about food chains. Then, they must complete four examples of food chains, and label them as producers, primary...
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Go To Sleep, Gecko!

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders examine the interdependence of organisms using the book "Go To Sleep, Gecko!" They examine a variety of food chains, listen to the book, and answer story comprehension questions. Students then conduct research on food...
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Food Chain Categories

For Students 3rd - 6th
For this food chains worksheet, students fill out the food chains listed with the correct consumer and producers. Students fill out 4 food chains total.
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Rainforest Food Chains and Webs

For Teachers 3rd
Have your class discuss rainforest food chains using this resource. Learners explore what happens if some part of the food chain is missing and what effect this has on the environment. This lesson provides a great way to motivate your...
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Environmental Awareness and Children's Literature

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Use an alternative setting for pregnant teens and young mothers, as well as special education children to examine environmental topics through literature. Included in this unit is a visit to neighborhood libraries to select children's...
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Food Chains: Multiple Choice

For Teachers 4th - 8th
In this food chains worksheet, students complete multiple choice questions about food chains. Students complete 6 problems total.
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Go With the Energy Flow

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Pupils explore energy and nutrient flow. In this science lesson plan, students diagram the flow of energy through food chains and food webs. Pupils discuss the importance of energy flow in Earth's ecosystems.
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Food Chain

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use a database on animal diversity to complete the lesson. Using the information, they discover how organisms are linked to one another by their dependence on each other for food. In groups, they develop their own food...
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Land Quality Issues

For Teachers 9th - 11th
In this unit of lessons, students examine land quality issues. They discover food chains and practice reading them. They also examine the erosion of soil and how it affects the environment.
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Tropical Forest Food Chain

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Learners explore the interdependence of the animals and plants in tropical rainforests. They explore the importance of conserving biodiversity and tropical food chains. They create a tropical forest food chain and identify species that...
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Food Chains and Food Webs

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate food chains. In this living environment instructional activity, 4th graders begin to understand the interdependence of organisms. Students describe the connections organisms have to the ecosystem. Students...
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Regions and Habitats

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders identify the different habitats found in the seven regions of the United States. In this ecology lesson, 4th graders write an essay about how humans affect the ecosystem and vice versa. They discuss how changes on one...
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Cycles, Systems, and Webs

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders review the parts of the plant and their functions.  In this plant lesson, 4th graders recognize that plants must transfer energy to make food.  Students understand the interdependence of organisms in an ecosystem. 
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Wetland Food Webs

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners study life science. In this food webs and food chains comparison instructional activity, students examine the wetlands to discover the relationships that exist between the animals that live there. They participate in group...
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Food Chain: what's for dinner?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders identify where foods came from and sequence a food chain.  In this food chain activity, 4th graders define vocabulary related to food chains and order a food chain. Students follow the energy of a food chain. Students...
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Prairie Food Chains & Webs

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students complete a food chain. In this ecosystem instructional activity, students learn about producers, consumers and decomposers. Students identify herbivores, carnivores and omnivores and complete two worksheets.