Google Classroom Distance Learning FOOD CHAINS & FOOD WEBS: Digital & Printable

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2nd - 4th, Homeschool
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**************NOW DIGITAL VERSION included to use for DISTANCE LEARNING, Google Classroom, Differentiation, and TECHNOLOGY IMPLEMENTATION******

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Next Generation Science Standards NGSS LS2 Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics (System Interactions)

This is PART 2 of 3 units. All 3 units can be found in the Ecosystems Unit Bundle.

This is a collection of lessons and activities following the 5Es of science. Students will decide if something is living or nonliving through inquiry-based activities.

Students explore where food comes from, by thinking about their own experiences and then considering food groups.  Through inquiry, discussions and hands-on sorts, students learn about how energy is transferred from the sun, to producers, and to consumers.  

Students learn about the relationship between and roles of predators and prey.  They practice identifying these species. 

Students learn about a variety of food chains: ladybugs, monarch butterflies, bees, grasshoppers, deer, woodpeckers, and dragonflies.  Students then practice constructing food chains, while explaining the roles of each member as energy is transferred through the system.  

Students learn about a variety of food webs in various habitats: pond life, ocean, beach, woodlands, and have an inquiry project with an arctic habitat (digital version only.)  Students are asked to construct and explain the energy transfer in each food web and are asked to consider how organisms are interdependent.    

Vocabulary skill-work, worksheet practice, and assessments are included in both the printable and digital versions!

DIGITAL VERSION (82 slides):

  • 6 Learning Target Slides (editable & fixed)
  • 25 Informational Slides
  • 43 pages of interactive tasks or worksheets
  • 1 Learning Targets & Feedback Self-Scoring Pages (1 editable)
  • 1 blank slide for teacher creation

Printable Version (92 pages):

5Es Lesson Plan/Activities, include:


Sorts for Food Chains

Science Journals


Concept Cards

Sorts for Food Webs

Variety of Assessments

Real examples (photos)

Learning Targets


Defined Visuals


Technology Skills:

* Camera Tool to insert image

* Selecting

* Dragging elements

* Resizing image

* Text boxes

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All rights reserved by author. Permission to copy for single classroom use only. Electronic distribution limited to single classroom use only. Not for public display.

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