Great for elementary and middle school as an intro to new material. Energy for life starts out with producers, those organisms that can make their own food. From there, energy is lost to the environment as each different living thing is consumed by another. In this article, students will read how we can use a pyramid to envision the spread of life at each level and how energy is passed up to higher level organisms.
Vocab words: producers, energy pyramid, consumer, energy loss
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