This lesson provides an inquiry-based approach to introducing the distribution of energy in a food chain. Students practice a variety of scientific skills such as constructing models, interpreting visual diagrams, extracting evidence from a text, and writing explanations to support a claim. This lesson is geared towards Common Core science literacy standards as well as Next Generation Science Standards. This lesson bundle includes the following: detailed lesson plan, energy pyramid diagram, reading article, quiz, exit slip, and student sample work.
The quiz, reading, and diagram (free) are offered separately if you wish to purchase individual items:
Energy Pyramid Diagram (free)
Trophic Energy Reading Article
Trophic Energy Quiz