Ecosystems, Food Chains, and Food Webs – A Third Grade SmartBoard Introduction is a SmartBoard instructional presentation in line with the 3rd Grade SOL’s for the state of Virginia (Earth Patterns, Cycles, and Changes)
3.5 The student will investigate and understand relationships among organisms in aquatic and terrestrial food chains. Key concepts include
3.6 The student will investigate and understand that ecosystems support a diversity of plants and animals that share limited resources. Key concepts include
This lesson focuses on Ecosystems, Food Chains, and Food Webs. It includes: a Smartboard presentation of the text emphasizing basic understanding of ecosystems, communities, populations, habitats, producers, consumers, food chains, decomposers, food webs, carnivores, herbivores, omnivores, and energy pyramids. Terminology is included, as well as three SmartBoard activities (Two community activities and one food web activity.) The activities are also included in PDF files so they can be printed and issued as desk or homework assignments.