Ecosystems & Food Web STEM Challenge
The perfect challenge for students who are studying Ecosystems and Earth Science!
This resource has science, technology, engineering, and measurement activities to do with your upper elementary kids that will really enhance their learning!
This STEM Food Web - Marble Maze Challenge has detailed directions, photo examples, a list of materials needed, prediction section, brainstorming section, trials 1, 2, & 3, final results section with drawings, and a reflection section.
Food Web Marble Maze Challenge!
The assigned STEM group must first choose a biome or type of ecosystem. (ex: Tundra, Grassland, Forest) Using the materials below, students must create a marble run that features different levels of the food web. They must include a producer, a primary consumer, secondary consumer, and a tertiary consumer. There can be more than one of each type of consumer, but there must be at least one of every level. The marble maze must direct the ball going up the various interlocking paths along the food web. Animals and consumer types must be labeled in their design. Drawings, computer clipart, or figurines can be used. More directions are found in this resource!
You may be interested in these aligned Ecosystem resources…
Ecosystems Interactive Notebook
Ecosystems Interactive PowerPoint
This resource is part of the Earth Science STEM Bundle
Biomes STEM Challenge
Ecosystems STEM Challenge
Weather STEM Challenges
Energy STEM Challenges
Plate Tectonics STEM Challenges
Rock Cycle STEM Challenges
Photosynthesis STEM Challenges
Volcanoes STEM Challenges
Earth’s Cycles - Water STEM Challenges
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