Students love a good inquiry-oriented lesson and this extensive webquest won’t disappoint. The purpose of this webquest is for students to learn about or review food chains, food webs, and energy pyramids. Students are lead through components of a webquest: introduction, task, process, and final task. Resources include videos, interactives, and readings. Students use QR Codes or embedded links to easily access the sites.
Included with this webquest is an evaluation rubric and comprehensive answer key.
Next Generation Science Standards are covered, including many aspects of the evidence statements.
MS-LS2-3 Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics Students who demonstrate understanding can: MS-LS2-3. Develop a model to describe the cycling of matter and flow of energy among living and nonliving parts of an ecosystem. [Clarification Statement: Emphasis is on describing the conservation of matter and flow of energy into and out of various ecosystems, and on defining the boundaries of the system.] [Assessment Boundary: Assessment does not include the use of chemical reactions to describe the processes.]