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Fabulous Food Chains

Grade levels: 4th

Topics: Ecosystems and Biodiversity

Languages: English

Interdisciplinary: No

Disciplinary Core Idea
LS2:  Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics , ETS2:  Links Among Engineering, Technology, Science, and Society 

The type of food an organism consumes helps to define roles within an ecosystem. One path of consumption can be explained using a food chain. Students will create a model of a food chain that includes organisms found in Tennessee and describe the movement of energy throughout.

Written in collaboration with Jessica Holloway, a Tennessee educator, as part of our e-STEM for Tennessee’s Teachers program. 

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This project is funded under a grant contract with the State of Tennessee.
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