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Food Webs: What  a Tangled Web We Weave

Summary:  This new twist on a classic activity teaches students about the importance of species such as pikas and prairie dogs in their ecosystems.



* Lesson plans are available in .doc format for easy customization. This lesson includes 2 sections for easy download. Please contact us with any questions or problems.


Colorado State Standards Addressed:

Grade 4:     

2.3.There is interaction and interdependence between and among 
living and nonliving components of systems

Grade 6:            

 2.1.Changes in environmental conditions can affect the survival of 
individual organisms, populations, and entire species

2.2. Organisms interact with each other and their environment in various ways that create a flow of energy and cycling of matter in an ecosystem

Grade 8                            

2.1.Human activities can deliberately or inadvertently alter ecosystems 
and their resiliency

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