As an exit ticket type activity, students individually answer the following question on their notes sheet: EVALUATE: How are food webs and food chains connected? I am expecting to see that students understand that a food web is a compilation of all of the food chains within an ecosystem. They should explain the interconnection of the two concepts.
Food chain essaysA food chain is an idea developed by a scientist named Charles Elton in 1927. He described the way plants get energy from sunlight, plant-eating animals get their energy from eating plants, and meat-eating animals get their energy from eating other animals. The idea of a chain means.