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218 resources with the concept producers

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Plant Structure and Adaptations

For Students 7th - 12th
Non-vascular plants, like moss, are able to survive on photosynthesis. A video explains plant structure for both vascular and non-vascular plants. It includes the parts of each plant and adaptations to various environments such as the...
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Food Webs and Energy Pyramids: Bedrocks of Biodiversity

For Students 7th - 12th
How come we don't eat worms, but we eat fish that eat worms? A video features the food chain and explains why a food web is a better explanation for biodiversity. It includes explanations of producers, autotrophs, consumers,...
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How Ecosystems Work

For Students 6th - 9th
How does one organism get its energy? What is the main source of energy in an ecosystem? How does the flow of energy affect different types of ecosystems? Answer these questions with a fill-in-the-blank worksheet. 
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A Salt Marsh Ecosystem

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What a web we weave. Pupils use yarn as the primary resource to create a web depicting the intricacies of a salt marsh ecosystem. They participate in a question and answer session, which leads to an in-depth facilitated discussion about...
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Build a Food Web Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Entangle your life science class in learning with this collaborative food web activity. Using pictures of the plants and animals native to a particular ecosystem, young biologists work in small groups to construct visual representations...
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An Ocean of Energy

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Young biologists trace the path of the sun's energy through marine ecosystems in the second part of this four-lesson series. Building on prior knowledge about producers, consumers, and decomposers students are introduced to the concept...
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Understanding Food Chains and Food Webs

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Jump into an exploration of marine ecosystems with the first lesson in this four-part series. After first learning about crustaceans, mollusks, and other forms of sea life, young marine biologists view a PowerPoint presentation that...
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Food Chain Activities

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Transform young biologists into grasshoppers, lizards, and hawks as you teach them about food chains in an interactive life science simulation. Working collaboratively to act out three different scenarios involving these creatures,...
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It’s a Plankton Eat Plankton World

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
For as small as they are, plankton sure play an enormous role in maintaining marine ecosystems. Dive into an investigation of these tiny organisms with a hands-on life science activity in which children cut out pictures of sea animals...
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Building A Classroom Food Web

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
From bears and owls to chipmunks and trees, all life depends on the sun for the energy to survive. Young biologists develop an understanding of this big idea as they arrange this series of plant and animal picture cards into food webs...
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What’s Eating You?

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Introduce your class to producers, consumers, and pollinators with a reading passage. Class members read the text and respond to five related questions.
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The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Make a study of producers and consumers with an updated version of the classic story The Little Red Hen (this one is called The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza). After reading and discussing the story and terms, learners practice being...
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Levels of Organization within an Ecosystem

For Students 5th - 10th Standards
From tiny organisms to entire biomes, young scientists examine the interdependent relationships tying all living and non-living things together with this collection of ecology resources.
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Trace The French Fry

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
How does locally grown produce sold at a farmer's market compare to a more complex industrial system in the way they each affect the environment, people, and the economy? Pupils explore the different types of food systems and how they...
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Habitat Web

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Young scientists weave together an understanding of ecosystems with this fun collaborative activity. Taking on the roles of different living and non-living elements of specific habitats, learners use a ball of yarn to create the web of...
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Photosynthesis - A Survival Guide

For Teachers 5th - 11th Standards
Young scientists learn what it takes for life on Earth to survive with this series of photosynthesis resources. Offering twelve different activities ranging from independent practice worksheets to in depth scientific experiments, this...
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Living & Non-Living Interactions

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
What better way to learn about ecosystems than by getting outside and observing them first hand? Accompanying a field trip to a local park or outdoor space, this series of collaborative activities engages children in learning about the...
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Ecological Pyramids interdependence, food chains, food webs, trophic levels

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Young scientists explore the interdependence of organisms with this simple life science activity. Using the provided template, students create and label tiered pyramids that model the hierarchy of trophic levels in ecosystems.
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Bio Build-up

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Trace pollutants through the environment in the seventh lesson of this series on the science of food. Looking at a picture of the plants and animals in an aquatic ecosystem, learners use dot stickers to represent harmful chemicals as...
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Plant Parts You Eat

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Plants provide a variety of delicious foods essential for human survival. In the fourth instructional activity of this series on food science, young scientists investigate common fruits, vegetables, and grains in order to determine which...
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Study Jams! Food Chains

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
Rhinozilla is Mia's bearded dragon and the focus of this lesson on energy flow in an ecosystem. She uses him to explain the energy pyramid, from producers through third level consumers, and she likens the food chain to a video game. Mia...
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Recyclers to the Rescue

For Teachers 5th
Producers, consumers, food chains, and plants are the stars of this science lesson. Learners take part in an inquiry which helps them to discover the most effective and efficient way to grow a producer. They have a variety of containers...
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Food Chains

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Food chains, consumers, and producers are the topic here. Learners must fill in the blanks in order to complete the sentences about food chains. Then, they must complete four examples of food chains, and label them as producers, primary...
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Student Handout 6A :Trail of the Tomato Group A: Fast Food Chains /Grocery Stores

For Students 10th - 12th
There is a lot to be learned from a tomato. Kids research the pressures that four major fast food and supermarket chains endure to keep customers coming back. They analyze how this pressure is then transferred to those working in the...