Make a Food Chain!

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Have your students create their own food chain! These look great dangling from the ceiling or bulletin board and they are so much fun to make. The chain model illustrates the interdependence of plants and animals and shows how the sun’s energy flows through various organisms. Students will see that if any link in the chain is lost – it affects the every other link in the chain. A fun way to wrap up a unit on the food chain!

This packet includes 7 strips (links in a chain) to create a terrestrial food chain: title, hawk, snake, mouse, grasshopper, grass, sun. Labels on links: producer, primary consumer, secondary consumer, tertiary consumer, top predator, carnivore, omnivore, herbivore. Students can color each picture, color the entire strip one color, or the links can be printed on colored paper. Also included in this packet is one student worksheet with 3 assessment questions, answer key provided.

To review different types of food chains, I've included 2 student worksheets w/7 food chains consisting of just 4 living things each. Students must cut out picture and glue onto the correct food chain. The 7 food chains are: garden, ocean, tropical rainforest, desert, Arctic, & pond. Answer key included.

Let your students explore their creativity and make an imaginary creature food chain! Students draw 4 imaginary creatures and cut lines across them so each creature can be "fed" to the creature before it in the food chain! See example above.

2 student worksheets on the Food Web is included showing the relationship between 7 animals.

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