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3rd Grade Update
Science
Food Ch
ains and
Webs
Enduring Understandings:
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Essential Questions:
An organism’s habitat provides what is
necessary for its survival.
Organisms have different roles within an
ecosystem.
Energy is transferred to support life.
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What are some interactions between plants
and animals?
How is energy transferred within ecosystems?
How do you differentiate between living
organisms and nonliving things?
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living
nonliving
organism
predator
decomposer
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habitat
food chain
food web
scien#fic
energy
producer
algae
herbivore
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daphnia
diversity
guppies
carnivore
prey
Resultant Knowledge:
Resultant Skills:
Students will know:
Students will be able to:
Living, nonliving, and dead objects are found in our
environment.
Sunlight is the primary source of energy plants use to produce
their own food.
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All food chains begin with the sun.
Energy is transferred from one organism to another within a
food chain.
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All animals depend on green plants for energy.
Organisms are classified as producers, consumers, or decomposers depending on their role in the ecosystem.
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Classify populations of organisms as producers, consumers,
or decomposers by the role they serve in the ecosystem.
Sequence the flow of energy through a food chain beginning
with the sun.
Predict the possible effect of removing an organism from a
food chain.
Differentiate between the three types of consumers (herbivore,
carnivore, omnivore).
Categorize organisms as predator or prey in a given
ecosystem.
There are several effects of removing an organism from a food
chain.
Assessment Evidence:
*Tests
*Quizzes
*Observation
*Homework
*Student Journals
*Lesson activities
*Student Self-Assessment and Reflection: