This song, sung to the tune of "The Green Grass Grew All Around," brings understanding a food chain to a whole new level of interaction, participation, physical activity, and the arts into your classroom. This song is a great way to get your students up and moving around the room and using music and motions to help remind them of the definition of a food chain as well as provide a concrete example which meets PA Science standards.
Content Area: Science
Standard: 4.1.3.E: Identify changes in the environment over time.
Anchor: Anchor Descriptor - S3.B.3.1: Identify and describe living and nonliving things in an ecosystem and their interaction.
Objective: Students will be able to explain the purpose of a food chain and able to give examples of simple food chains, and explain how living organisms rely on other living and non-living things for survival.