Ecosystems: Making A Food Web 2


  • CW: Ecosystem Food Web Poster.

  • DN: How do predator/prey and parasitic interactions differ?

Lesson Outline

5min> Students complete the Do Now by answering the question in their notebook.

5min Watch parasitic wasp and caterpillar video.

5min> Discussion about differences in predatory/prey and parasitic interactions.

5min> Teacher outlines instructions for Ecosystem Food Web Poster (7 organisms minimum). Assigns group ecosystems.

10min Students illustrate food web, add arrows, title, and names for assign ecosystem.

10min Start of Ecosystem: Trophic Levels notes.

5min Collect materials. Clean up. Wrap up.