Energy Flow- Food Webs
The teacher should post the question on Socrative: " Order the following organisms into a food chain: Frog, Worm, Grasshopper, Heron, and Grass."
Answer: Grass- Grasshopper- Frog- Heron- Worm
The teacher should then review the correct answer and ask the students to classify the; primary producer, grass; the primary consumer, grasshoper; the secondary consumer, frog; the tertiary consumer, heron ; and lastly the decomposer, the worm.
Please log onto Socrative on your Ipads and answer the question displayed
Have the students complete the interactive Gizmo while answering corresponding questions located below the Gizmo.
Acess the Gizmo app on your ipad.
Complete the interactive Gizmo located in your teachers class and answer the attached questions.
Collect the students work sheets.
Turn in your completed worksheet.
Key Standards Supported
Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
Plan and conduct an investigation to determine if plants need sunlight and water to grow.
Develop a simple model that mimics the function of an animal in dispersing seeds or pollinating plants.
Construct an argument that some animals form groups that help members survive.
Develop a model to describe the movement of matter among plants, animals, decomposers, and the environment.
Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence for the effects of resource availability on organisms and populations of organisms in an ecosystem.
Construct an explanation that predicts patterns of interactions among organisms across multiple ecosystems.
Develop a model to describe the cycling of matter and flow of energy among living and nonliving parts of an ecosystem.
Construct an argument supported by empirical evidence that changes to physical or biological components of an ecosystem affect populations.
Evaluate competing design solutions for maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem services.