Plants and Animals of the Arctic

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The Arctic food web may be more limited than other environments, but it has all the same components. With an interactive activity, pupils assume the roles of the components of an Arctic food chain. They move around and link themselves to other components to see where fall and how they would fare in the freezing region.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have individuals record new vocabulary in scientific glossaries
  • Laminate the Arctic species cards for repeated use
Classroom Considerations

  • Expects a basic understanding of herbivores and carnivores
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  • Provides options to modify the lesson for older grades
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