Food Chains & Webs

Resources

Earth & Environmental Science

Food for Feathered Friends

Students obtain a fundamental understanding of food chains, food webs, dominant and keystone species by conducting an owl pellet dissection, engaging in a food chain activity and building their own bird feeder.
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Food for Feathered Friends

African savanna

Savanna Biome

Learn about the location, plants, animals, human impacts and conservation of the savanna biome.
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Savanna Biome

Monument Valley, Arizona

Desert Biome

Learn about the location, plants, animals, human impacts and conservation of the desert biome.
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Desert Biome

Wild elk in boreal forest, Banff National Park

Boreal Forest/Taiga Biome

Learn about the location, plants, animals, human impacts and conservation of the boreal forest/Taiga biome and meet Anne-Claude Pépin who is a fire management technician.
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Boreal Forest/Taiga Biome

Frobisher Bay near Baffin Island

Arctic Tundra Biome

Learn about the location, plants, animals, human impacts and conservation of the arctic tundra biome.
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Arctic Tundra Biome

guppies

Why are Guppies so Diverse?

Different members of a species can have different traits. You can see this in a species found at your local pet store - guppies!
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Why are Guppies so Diverse?

various marine microorganisms as they appear under a microscope

Marine Microbiology: Meet the Microbes of the Sea!

The ocean is full of very small but very useful creatures called microbes. Without them, none of the sea plants or animals you’ve seen would exist!
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Marine Microbiology: Meet the Microbes of the Sea!

Massive algal bloom

Eutrophication: Why you should care about pond scum?

When fertilizers from agriculture get into lakes and rivers, big problems can result for aquatic ecosystems, food chains & webs!
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Eutrophication: Why you should care about pond scum?