Understanding Food Webs And CLAIM, EVIDENCE, REASONING, REBUTTAL
for the Big Question: How are Feral Pigs Upsetting The Food Web?
Students will cut and paste 3 separate food webs to understand how energy is circulated through the food chain. The third food web is one which includes a top predator, the feral pig. Feral pigs are an invasive species that have become a nuisance in many states and the problem is only spreading. Once the students have constructed their food webs they will read an article on Feral Pigs and how they are affecting our ecosystem. When the students have read the article and studied the attached graphs, they will write an argument answering the question: How are feral pigs upsetting the food web? The will use the attached C.E.R.R Rubric.
-3 cut and paste food webs
-2 data sources
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