Nature Lab

Rainforest food web

Note: This activity is associated with the lesson on photosynthesis. Activity 2: Rainforest food web Purpose: To understand how all life is interconnected and the sun, trees, and plants are major components in a food web. Key concepts: • Producers: plants and trees (fruits and nuts) • Consumers: herbivores (eat plants),…

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Photosynthesis mobile

Note: This activity is associated with the lesson on photosynthesis. Activity 1: Photosynthesis mobile Students can either draw a large circle on a piece of yellow construction paper or paint a paper plate yellow to construct a mobile. They can even add sunrays in any…

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Photosynthesis

3rd–5th Grade (upper elementary/primary) Note: This is lesson 2 in a 4-part series on the water cycle, photosynthesis, exploring ecosystems, and scientific inquiry in local ecosystems. Find lessons 1, 3 and 4 here (click relevant link). Overview (a)    What is photosynthesis and why is it important?…

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