Study Jams! Food Chains

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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 also classifies organisms as herbivore, carnivore, or decomposer. This lesson is appropriate for upper-elementary ecologists and would make a high-interest resource. Make sure to click on See All Related Jams and follow this video with the one about food webs.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
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Pros
  • Cool cartoon-character kids explain concepts
  • Key vocabulary definitions are accessible by clicking on terms
  • A scored comprehension quiz is provided
  • Covers basic food chain concepts
  • Links to related resources
Cons
  • None
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