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Chain Reaction

        

Chain Reaction

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Students and teachers are able to contstruct a virtual food chain and learn about why each organism in the food chain is important.
Material Type: Animation
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: October 31, 2012
Date Modified in MERLOT: November 03, 2012
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Submitter: Brittany Lee

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  • Editor Review avg: 3 rating
  • User Rating: 4 user rating
  • Discussion (2 Comments)
  • Learning Exercises (none)
  • Personal Collections (none)
  • Accessibility Info (none)

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Primary Audience: Grade School, Middle School, High School
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
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Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: unsure
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: unsure

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Avatar for Tarek Elsharkawy
1 year ago

Tarek Elsharkawy (Student)

This site does well showing how food chains work.


Avatar for Brittany Lee
1 year ago

Brittany Lee (Student)

I've used this site as an introduction/review of food chains.  I like it because it briefly gives an explaination of what a herbivore, carinivore, omnivore, producer, and consumers are.  After the you are able to build a food chain with the class.  I had them tell me where to put the organisim and if someone disagreed, I had them explain why they thought differently.  It a nice little visual tool that can help aid a class discussion and get them engaged.  Once the students build the food chain it asks what they think well happen if one organism removed.  The class made predictions and then saw what happened.  It's really simple, but I liked the discussion that came with it.