The Antarctic Food Chain

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  • Aug 13 2010 9:45 PM

    MaryRose Lovgren

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In this Xpeditions lesson, students are introduced to the animals of Antarctica and to the Antarctic food chain. Students draw pictures of a variety of animals and attach the pictures to a wall collage. They then listen to or read statements about each animal's diet and draw arrows to show which animals eat which food. Students end up with a food web that illustrates the importance of krill to the Antarctic ecosystem. This lesson is based on the National Geographic feature titled "Antarctica."

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    Grade: TK/K to 2

    Topics: Science, Geography, Life Sciences, History-Social Science

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