This activity is an excellent way to teach or review food chains and types of organisms according to what they eat. It has been adapted from http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/yos/curriculum/project_flow.pdf and additional resources have been provided. Great activity for kinesthetic and visual learners. Cooperative learning promotes development of concepts.
-My lesson plan
-Background Information Sheet
-Brainstorming Activity Sheet
-Shapes with labels
Some preparation is required such as making copies and cutting out shapes.
Teach duration can range from one to two 45 minute periods depending on level of students.