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Food Chain

Food Chain


Next Generation Science Standards:
5-PS3-1   Use models to describe that that energy in animals’ food (used for body repair, growth, motion, and to maintain body warmth) was once energy from the sun.



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Big Question!!!!!!!

What are the many parts of a food chain? List and explain each.

Create a Chain

This website contains a short activity that will help you create a food chain and label its contents. To access this website, click here.

Source: Food chains. (n.d.). Retrieved October 11, 2014, from

What Is A Food Chain?

This website contains fun information about what a food chain is, what the different parts of a food chain are, and interactive games. For this website, click here.

Source: The food chain. (n.d.). Retrieved October 11, 2014, from

The Food Chain

Source: Food chain and food web lesson | know food chain [Video file]. (2012, July 30). Retrieved September 13, 2014, from