Material Detail

Dynamics of a Food Chain

Dynamics of a Food Chain

Observe simulation of altering a food chain. What happens when you remove an organism from a food chain?
Rate

Quality

More about this material

Comments

Log in to participate in the discussions or sign up if you are not already a MERLOT member.
Amanda Pfeiffer
Amanda Pfeiffer (Teacher (K-12))
9 years ago
In my class the students have been having trouble reconinzing how important each organism is to a food chain. My sixth graders think nothing will happen when an organism is taken out. I thought this was a great activity to show them if one organism is taken out the rest of the food chain falls apart.