Exploring Trophic Cascades

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What happens when the top predator on an ecosystem disappears? Scholars explore this idea through an introduction example and four case studies. They learn to analyze the importance of every member in a food pyramid to come to their conclusions.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Designed
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Instructional Ideas
  • Have students present their own case studies from your local area
Classroom Considerations
  • Works well in small groups or by individual students depending on technology limitations
  • Relies on prior knowledge of food pyramids and interdependence
Pros
  • Teaches a concept then immediately applies it to case studies
  • Works well in traditional or flipped classes
Cons
  • None