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Food Chain

Food Chain

Author: Pamela Tavares

Standard:Grade 3

3-LS2     Ecosystems:  Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics

LS2.D:  Social Interactions and Group Behavior Being part of a group helps animals obtain food, defend themselves, and cope with changes. Groups may serve different functions and vary dramatically in size

Objective: Student's will learn that animals rely on one another in an ecosystem as a source of food. Student's will be able to identify concepts: produces, primary consumers, secondary consumers, tertiary consumers, and decomposers.

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What is a Food Chain?

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The Food Chain

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All living things need energy to survive. Where does this energy come from?

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