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This PowerPoint Review Game is one very small part of a larger science unit from www.sciencepowerpoint.com. This unit comes with a bundled homework package, detailed lesson notes, worksheets, review games, and much more.
This unit consists of 1000+ slide PowerPoint presentation, assessment, and class notes that are the road map for an exciting and interactive unit full of lab activities, class notes, discussion questions, project ideas, assessments, modified assessment, class notes, PowerPoint Review Games, answer Keys, video links, and much more (Teaching duration = 3+ Weeks) Everything the unit is editable and can be changed to fit any curriculum or time requirement.
Areas of Focus within The Feeding Levels Unit:
What is Ecology, Concepts in Ecology, Concept-There is no such thing as a free lunch, Energy Comes From the Sun, Food Chains, Trophic Feeding Levels, Producers, Consumers, Decomposers, Aquatic Food Chains, Phytoplankton, Zooplankton, Bioaccumulation, Biomagnification, Animal Dentition and Skull Features, Carnivores, Herbivores, Pyramid of Biomass, Pyramid of Numbers.

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  • 1. • RED SLIDE: These are notes that are very important and should be recorded in your science journal. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 2. -Please make notes legible and use indentations when appropriate. -Example of indent. -Skip a line between topics -Don’t skip pages -Make visuals clear and well drawn. 2nd Order Consumer 3rd Order Consumers Consumer Producer Decrease in energy as you go up a trophic level
  • 3. • RED SLIDE: These are notes that are very important and should be recorded in your science journal. • BLACK SLIDE: Pay attention, follow directions, complete projects as described and answer required questions neatly. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 4. • Keep an eye out for “The-Owl” and raise your hand as soon as you see him. – He will be hiding somewhere in the slideshow Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 5. • Keep an eye out for “The-Owl” and raise your hand as soon as you see him. – He will be hiding somewhere in the slideshow “Hoot, Hoot” “Good Luck!” Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 6. Ecology: Feeding Levels Unit Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 7. Ecology: Feeding Levels Unit Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 8. • What is Ecology? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 9. • What is Ecology?
  • 10. • What is Ecology? – A) A very hungry caterpillar.
  • 11. • What is Ecology? – A) A very hungry caterpillar. – B) A type of gardening tool.
  • 12. • What is Ecology? – A) A very hungry caterpillar. – B) A type of gardening tool. – C) A branch of science that studies organisms and the environment.
  • 13. • What is Ecology? – A) A very hungry caterpillar. – B) A type of gardening tool. – C) A branch of science that studies organisms and the environment. – D.) A new item on the McDonalds value menu?
  • 14. • What is Ecology? and the answer is… – A) A very hungry caterpillar. – B) A type of gardening tool. – C) A branch of science that studies organisms and the environment. – D.) A new item on the McDonalds value menu?
  • 15. • What is Ecology? – A) A very hungry caterpillar. – B) A type of gardening tool. – C) A branch of science that studies organisms and the environment. – D.) A new item on the McDonalds value menu?
  • 16. • What is Ecology? – A) A very hungry caterpillar. – B) A type of gardening tool. – C) A branch of science that studies organisms and the environment. – D.) A new item on the McDonalds value menu?
  • 17. • What is Ecology? – A) A very hungry caterpillar. – B) A type of gardening tool. – C) A branch of science that studies organisms and the environment. – D.) A new item on the McDonalds value menu? What words above need further explanation?
  • 18. • What is Ecology? – A) A very hungry caterpillar. – B) A type of gardening tool. – C) A branch of science that studies organisms and the environment. – D.) A new item on the McDonalds value menu? What words above need further explanation?
  • 19. • What is Ecology? – A) A very hungry caterpillar. – B) A type of gardening tool. – C) A branch of science that studies organisms and the environment. – D.) A new item on the McDonalds value menu? Organisms: Any living thing (individual / one)
  • 20.  Ecology: A study of the relationship between living things and the environment. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 21. • Ecology: A study of the relationship between living things and the environment. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 22. • Ecology: A study of the relationship between living things and the environment. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 23. • Ecology: A study of the relationship between living things and the environment. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 24. • Ecology: A study of the relationship between living things and the environment. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 25. • Ecology: A study of the relationship between living things and the environment. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 26. • Ecology: A study of the relationship between living things and the environment. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 27. • What’s the point in studying ecology? – How is this relevant to my life?
  • 28. • Answer- Because you a part of the ecosystem. This world has some serious ecological problems and understanding the relationship between living things and the environment is the key to better management. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 29. • Answer- Because you a part of the ecosystem. This world has some serious ecological problems and understanding the relationship between living things and the environment is the key to better management. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 30. • Answer- Because you a part of the ecosystem. This world has some serious ecological problems and understanding the relationship between living things and the environment is the key to better management. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 31. • The Concepts in Ecology – Please pay attention to the next slide as you will need to learn and demonstrate an understanding of these big concepts. – Everything Is Changing. – There’s No Such Thing As A Free Lunch. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 32. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 33. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Organisms need energy to survive. Energy from the sun flows into and out systems. This energy drives our world and the organisms in it. Energy is lost “not destroyed” when it changes form. Flows Hot to Cold
  • 34. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Organisms need energy to survive. Energy from the sun flows into and out systems. This energy drives our world and the organisms in it. Energy is lost “not destroyed” when it changes form. Flows Hot to Cold
  • 35. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Organisms need energy to survive. Energy from the sun flows into and out systems. This energy drives our world and the organisms in it. Energy is lost “not destroyed” when it changes form. Flows Hot to Cold Ecological systems are organized within each other. The effects on one system will effect them all. All systems are interconnected.
  • 36. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Organisms need energy to survive. Energy from the sun flows into and out systems. This energy drives our world and the organisms in it. Energy is lost “not destroyed” when it changes form. Flows Hot to Cold Ecological systems are organized within each other. The effects on one system will effect them all. All systems are interconnected.
  • 37. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Organisms need energy to survive. Energy from the sun flows into and out systems. This energy drives our world and the organisms in it. Energy is lost “not destroyed” when it changes form. Flows Hot to Cold Ecological systems are organized within each other. The effects on one system will effect them all. All systems are interconnected. All organisms are in a constant state of change over time with the environment. Some organisms will change with another and will develop special interactions. Others with the nonliving world.
  • 38. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Organisms need energy to survive. Energy from the sun flows into and out systems. This energy drives our world and the organisms in it. Energy is lost “not destroyed” when it changes form. Flows Hot to Cold Ecological systems are organized within each other. The effects on one system will effect them all. All systems are interconnected. All organisms are in a constant state of change over time with the environment. Some organisms will change with another and will develop special interactions. Others with the nonliving world.
  • 39. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Organisms need energy to survive. Energy from the sun flows into and out systems. This energy drives our world and the organisms in it. Energy is lost “not destroyed” when it changes form. Flows Hot to Cold Ecological systems are organized within each other. The effects on one system will effect them all. All systems are interconnected. All organisms are in a constant state of change over time with the environment. Some organisms will change with another and will develop special interactions. Others with the nonliving world. Matter and energy cycle through the living and nonliving world. Organisms rely on this matter and energy cycling to survive.
  • 40. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Organisms need energy to survive. Energy from the sun flows into and out systems. This energy drives our world and the organisms in it. Energy is lost “not destroyed” when it changes form. Flows Hot to Cold Ecological systems are organized within each other. The effects on one system will effect them all. All systems are interconnected. All organisms are in a constant state of change over time with the environment. Some organisms will change with another and will develop special interactions. Others with the nonliving world. Matter and energy cycle through the living and nonliving world. Organisms rely on this matter and energy cycling to survive.
  • 41. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Organisms need energy to survive. Energy from the sun flows into and out systems. This energy drives our world and the organisms in it. Energy is lost “not destroyed” when it changes form. Flows Hot to Cold Ecological systems are organized within each other. The effects on one system will effect them all. All systems are interconnected. All organisms are in a constant state of change over time with the environment. Some organisms will change with another and will develop special interactions. Others with the nonliving world. Matter and energy cycle through the living and nonliving world. Organisms rely on this matter and energy cycling to survive. Animals are interconnected in a complex web of life. Changes on one part of the web will effect other parts of the web and the stability of the entire ecosystem.
  • 42. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Organisms need energy to survive. Energy from the sun flows into and out systems. This energy drives our world and the organisms in it. Energy is lost “not destroyed” when it changes form. Flows Hot to Cold Ecological systems are organized within each other. The effects on one system will effect them all. All systems are interconnected. All organisms are in a constant state of change over time with the environment. Some organisms will change with another and will develop special interactions. Others with the nonliving world. Matter and energy cycle through the living and nonliving world. Organisms rely on this matter and energy cycling to survive. Animals are interconnected in a complex web of life. Changes on one part of the web will effect other parts of the web and the stability of the entire ecosystem.
  • 43. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Organisms need energy to survive. Energy from the sun flows into and out systems. This energy drives our world and the organisms in it. Energy is lost “not destroyed” when it changes form. Flows Hot to Cold Ecological systems are organized within each other. The effects on one system will effect them all. All systems are interconnected. All organisms are in a constant state of change over time with the environment. Some organisms will change with another and will develop special interactions. Others with the nonliving world. Matter and energy cycle through the living and nonliving world. Organisms rely on this matter and energy cycling to survive. Animals are interconnected in a complex web of life. Changes on one part of the web will effect other parts of the web and the stability of the entire ecosystem. Ecosystems have a way to balance changes so that up and down fluctuations are part of the natural balance of the whole.
  • 44. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Organisms need energy to survive. Energy from the sun flows into and out systems. This energy drives our world and the organisms in it. Energy is lost “not destroyed” when it changes form. Flows Hot to Cold Ecological systems are organized within each other. The effects on one system will effect them all. All systems are interconnected. All organisms are in a constant state of change over time with the environment. Some organisms will change with another and will develop special interactions. Others with the nonliving world. Matter and energy cycle through the living and nonliving world. Organisms rely on this matter and energy cycling to survive. Animals are interconnected in a complex web of life. Changes on one part of the web will effect other parts of the web and the stability of the entire ecosystem. Ecosystems have a way to balance changes so that up and down fluctuations are part of the natural balance of the whole.
  • 45. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Organisms need energy to survive. Energy from the sun flows into and out systems. This energy drives our world and the organisms in it. Energy is lost “not destroyed” when it changes form. Flows Hot to Cold Ecological systems are organized within each other. The effects on one system will effect them all. All systems are interconnected. All organisms are in a constant state of change over time with the environment. Some organisms will change with another and will develop special interactions. Others with the nonliving world. Matter and energy cycle through the living and nonliving world. Organisms rely on this matter and energy cycling to survive. Animals are interconnected in a complex web of life. Changes on one part of the web will effect other parts of the web and the stability of the entire ecosystem. Ecosystems have a way to balance changes so that up and down fluctuations are part of the natural balance of the whole.
  • 46. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Organisms need energy to survive. Energy from the sun flows into and out systems. This energy drives our world and the organisms in it. Energy is lost “not destroyed” when it changes form. Flows Hot to Cold Ecological systems are organized within each other. The effects on one system will effect them all. All systems are interconnected. All organisms are in a constant state of change over time with the environment. Some organisms will change with another and will develop special interactions. Others with the nonliving world. Matter and energy cycle through the living and nonliving world. Organisms rely on this matter and energy cycling to survive. Animals are interconnected in a complex web of life. Changes on one part of the web have will effect other parts of the web and the stability of the entire ecosystem. Ecosystems have a way to balance changes so that up and down fluctuations are part of the natural balance of the whole.
  • 47. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Organisms need energy to survive. Energy from the sun flows into and out systems. This energy drives our world and the organisms in it. Energy is lost “not destroyed” when it changes form. Flows Hot to Cold Ecological systems are organized within each other. The effects on one system will effect them all. All systems are interconnected. All organisms are in a constant state of change over time with the environment. Some organisms will change with another and will develop special interactions. Others with the nonliving world. Matter and energy cycle through the living and nonliving world. Organisms rely on this matter and energy cycling to survive. Animals are interconnected in a complex web of life. Changes on one part of the web have will effect other parts of the web and the stability of the entire ecosystem. Ecosystems have a way to balance changes so that up and down fluctuations are part of the natural balance of the whole.
  • 48. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Organisms need energy to survive. Energy from the sun flows into and out systems. This energy drives our world and the organisms in it. Energy is lost “not destroyed” when it changes form. Flows Hot to Cold Ecological systems are organized within each other. The effects on one system will effect them all. All systems are interconnected. All organisms are in a constant state of change over time with the environment. Some organisms will change with another and will develop special interactions. Others with the nonliving world. Matter and energy cycle through the living and nonliving world. Organisms rely on this matter and energy cycling to survive. Animals are interconnected in a complex web of life. Changes on one part of the web have will effect other parts of the web and the stability of the entire ecosystem. Ecosystems have a way to balance changes so that up and down fluctuations are part of the natural balance of the whole.
  • 49. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Organisms need energy to survive. Energy from the sun flows into and out systems. This energy drives our world and the organisms in it. Energy is lost “not destroyed” when it changes form. Flows Hot to Cold Ecological systems are organized within each other. The effects on one system will effect them all. All systems are interconnected. All organisms are in a constant state of change over time with the environment. Some organisms will change with another and will develop special interactions. Others with the nonliving world. Matter and energy cycle through the living and nonliving world. Organisms rely on this matter and energy cycling to survive. Animals are interconnected in a complex web of life. Changes on one part of the web have will effect other parts of the web and the stability of the entire ecosystem. Ecosystems have a way to balance changes so that up and down fluctuations are part of the natural balance of the whole.
  • 50. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Organisms need energy to survive. Energy from the sun flows into and out systems. This energy drives our world and the organisms in it. Energy is lost “not destroyed” when it changes form. Flows Hot to Cold Ecological systems are organized within each other. The effects on one system will effect them all. All systems are interconnected. All organisms are in a constant state of change over time with the environment. Some organisms will change with another and will develop special interactions. Others with the nonliving world. Matter and energy cycle through the living and nonliving world. Organisms rely on this matter and energy cycling to survive. Animals are interconnected in a complex web of life. Changes on one part of the web have will effect other parts of the web and the stability of the entire ecosystem. Ecosystems have a way to balance changes so that up and down fluctuations are part of the natural balance of the whole.
  • 51. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Organisms need energy to survive. Energy from the sun flows into and out systems. This energy drives our world and the organisms in it. Energy is lost “not destroyed” when it changes form. Flows Hot to Cold Ecological systems are organized within each other. The effects on one system will effect them all. All systems are interconnected. All organisms are in a constant state of change over time with the environment. Some organisms will change with another and will develop special interactions. Others with the nonliving world. Matter and energy cycle through the living and nonliving world. Organisms rely on this matter and energy cycling to survive. Animals are interconnected in a complex web of life. Changes on one part of the web have will effect other parts of the web and the stability of the entire ecosystem. Ecosystems have a way to balance changes so that up and down fluctuations are part of the natural balance of the whole.
  • 52.  There’s No Such Thing As A Free Lunch in Ecology.  -  -  - Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 53.  There’s No Such Thing As A Free Lunch in Ecology. (FLOW )  -  -  - Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 54.  Laws of Thermodynamics  Relates to heat and energy. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 55.  Laws of Thermodynamics  Relates to heat and energy. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 56.  Laws of Thermodynamics  Relates to heat and energy. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 57.  Heat always flows from hot to cold. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 58.  Energy cannot be created or destroyed; it can be transferred between systems and surroundings. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 59.  Energy goes from useful to non-useful. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 60.  Energy goes from useful to non-useful. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Learn more about heat flow and thermodynamics at… http://www.physics4kids.com/files/thermo_intro.html
  • 61. • If a Snickers Candy Bar goes into your body… Does a Snicker’s Bar come out? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 62. • If a Snickers Candy Bar goes into your body… Does a Snicker’s Bar come out? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 63. • Answer! What comes out may look like a Snickers, but it is much different. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 64. • Answer! The waste product is not as energy rich because the high energy sugar fueled your body for many hours. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 65. • Answer! The waste product is not as energy rich because the high energy sugar fueled your body for many hours. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 66. • Answer! The waste product is not as energy rich because the high energy sugar fueled your body for many hours. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 67. • Answer! The waste product is not as energy rich because the high energy sugar fueled your body for many hours. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 68. • Answer! The waste product is not as energy rich because the high energy sugar fueled your body for many hours. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 69.  Food Chain: A group of organisms where each member is eaten by another member. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 70. • Food Chain: A group of organisms where each member is eaten by another member. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 71. • Food Chain: A group of organisms where each member is eaten by another member. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 72. • Food Chain: A group of organisms where each member is eaten by another member. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 73. • Food Chain: A group of organisms where each member is eaten by another member. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 74. • Food Chain: A group of organisms where each member is eaten by another member. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 75. • Food Chain: A group of organisms where each member is eaten by another member. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 76. • Food Chain: A group of organisms where each member is eaten by another member. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 77. • Food Chain: A group of organisms where each member is eaten by another member. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 78. • Food Chain: A group of organisms where each member is eaten by another member. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 79. • Food Chain: A group of organisms where each member is eaten by another member. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 80. • Food Chain: A group of organisms where each member is eaten by another member. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 81. • Food Chain: A group of organisms where each member is eaten by another member. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 82. • Food Chain: A group of organisms where each member is eaten by another member. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 83. • Food Chain: A group of organisms where each member is eaten by another member. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 84. • Food Chain: A group of organisms where each member is eaten by another member. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 85. • Food Chain: A group of organisms where each member is eaten by another member. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Less energy is available to the group after it.
  • 86. • Food Chain: A group of organisms where each member is eaten by another member. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy 12.2 Trillion watt per square miles per year
  • 87. • Food Chain: A group of organisms where each member is eaten by another member. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy 12.2 Trillion watt per square miles per year Metabolic Rent
  • 88. • Food Chain: A group of organisms where each member is eaten by another member. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy 12.2 Trillion watt per square miles per year Metabolic Rent Less Energy for next feeding group
  • 89. • Food Chain: A group of organisms where each member is eaten by another member. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy 12.2 Trillion watt per square miles per year Metabolic Rent Less Energy for next feeding group
  • 90. • Food Chain: A group of organisms where each member is eaten by another member. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy 12.2 Trillion watt per square miles per year Metabolic Rent Less Energy for next feeding group Even Less Energy
  • 91. • Food Chain: A group of organisms where each member is eaten by another member. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy 12.2 Trillion watt per square miles per year Metabolic Rent Less Energy for next feeding group Even Less Energy
  • 92. • Food Chain: A group of organisms where each member is eaten by another member. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy 12.2 Trillion watt per square miles per year Metabolic Rent Less Energy for next feeding group Even Less Energy Less Energy
  • 93. • Food Chain: A group of organisms where each member is eaten by another member. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy 12.2 Trillion watt per square miles per year Metabolic Rent Less Energy for next feeding group Even Less Energy Less Energy Heat
  • 94. • Food Chain: A group of organisms where each member is eaten by another member. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy 12.2 Trillion watt per square miles per year Metabolic Rent Less Energy for next feeding group Even Less Energy Less Energy Heat Less Energy
  • 95. • Food Chain: A group of organisms where each member is eaten by another member. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy 12.2 Trillion watt per square miles per year Metabolic Rent Less Energy for next feeding group Even Less Energy Less Energy Heat Less Energy Heat
  • 96. • Food Chain: A group of organisms where each member is eaten by another member. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy 12.2 Trillion watt per square miles per year Metabolic Rent Less Energy for next feeding group Even Less Energy Less Energy Heat Less Energy Heat Less Energy
  • 97. • Food Chain: A group of organisms where each member is eaten by another member. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy 12.2 Trillion watt per square miles per year Metabolic Rent Less Energy for next feeding group Even Less Energy Less Energy Heat Less Energy Heat Less Energy Heat Loss
  • 98. • Food Chain: A group of organisms where each member is eaten by another member. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy 12.2 Trillion watt per square miles per year Metabolic Rent Less Energy for next feeding group Even Less Energy Less Energy Heat Less Energy Heat Less Energy Heat Loss
  • 99. • Food Chain: A group of organisms where each member is eaten by another member. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy 12.2 Trillion watt per square miles per year Metabolic Rent Less Energy for next feeding group Even Less Energy Less Energy Heat Less Energy Heat Less Energy Heat Loss Learn more and class activity sheets at… http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/foodchain/
  • 100. • Video for fun! Clay Animation of the Food Chain. • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzSvEw4W16U& feature=results_main&playnext=1&list=PL55B8C4 31684B93BC Food Chains.flv Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 101. • Trophic Feeding Levels. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 102. • Trophic Feeding Levels. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 103. • Trophic Feeding Levels. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 104. • Trophic Feeding Levels. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 105. • Trophic Feeding Levels. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 106. • Trophic Feeding Levels. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 107. • Trophic Feeding Levels. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 108. • Trophic Feeding Levels. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Try the food chain game at… http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/content/animals/kidscorner/g ames/foodchaingame.htm
  • 109. • Activity! Step by step drawing of a food chain.
  • 110. • Activity! Step by step drawing of a food chain. – One full page required.
  • 111. Energy comes from the Sun
  • 112. Energy comes from the Sun
  • 113. Energy comes from the Sun
  • 114. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun
  • 115. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun
  • 116. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun
  • 117. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers
  • 118. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers
  • 119. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers
  • 120. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers
  • 121. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste
  • 122. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste
  • 123. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste
  • 124. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste
  • 125. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste
  • 126. • Let’s now look at the flow of energy.
  • 127. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste
  • 128. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste
  • 129. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste
  • 130. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste
  • 131. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste
  • 132. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste
  • 133. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste
  • 134. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste Nutrients get returned to the soil.
  • 135. Plants use nutrients to regrow.
  • 136. Consumers can obtain nutrients from this new growth.
  • 137. X X
  • 138. X X
  • 139. X X
  • 140. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste
  • 141. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste Radiant
  • 142. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste
  • 143. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste Photosynthesis
  • 144. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste
  • 145. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste Chemical Energy
  • 146. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste
  • 147. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste
  • 148. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste Chemical energy
  • 149. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste
  • 150. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste
  • 151. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste
  • 152. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste
  • 153. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste
  • 154. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste
  • 155. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste
  • 156. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste
  • 157. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste
  • 158. Decomposers make the energy from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers The Sun breaks down the waste Which two are switched? C
  • 159. Decomposers make the energy from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers The Sun breaks down the waste Answer! C
  • 160. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste Answer!
  • 161. Energy comes from the Sun Producers make their own food from sun Consumers Eat Producers Decomposers break down waste Answer!
  • 162. • Photosynthesis: The process a plant uses to combine sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide to produce oxygen and sugar (energy). Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 163. • Guess the type of animal under each box? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 164. • Guess the type of animal under each box? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 165. • Guess the type of animal under each box? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 166. • Guess the type of animal under each box? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 167. • Guess the type of animal under each box? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 168. • Guess the type of animal under each box? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 169. • Guess the type of animal under each box? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 170.  Consumers: Feed on plants or other animals Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 171.  Carnivore: An animal that only eats other animals. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 172.  Carnivore: An animal that only eats other animals. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Carnivores. Learn more at… http://www.nhptv.org/natureworks/nwep10a.htm
  • 173. “I am a consumer because I eat other animals.”
  • 174. • Life in nature is a struggle for existence and can be brutal and cruel.
  • 175. • Life in nature is a struggle for existence and can be brutal and cruel.
  • 176. • Life in nature is a struggle for existence and can be brutal and cruel. • Energy is transferred from one species to the next.
  • 177. • Life in nature is a struggle for existence and can be brutal and cruel. • Energy is transferred from one species to the next.
  • 178. • Life in nature is a struggle for existence and can be brutal and cruel. • Energy is transferred from one species to the next.
  • 179. • Life in nature is a struggle for existence and can be brutal and cruel. • Energy is transferred from one species to the next.
  • 180.  Herbivore: General name for an animal that only eats plants.
  • 181.  Herbivore: General name for an animal that only eats plants. Herbivores. Learn more at… http://www.nhptv.org/natureworks/nwep9a.htm
  • 182. • Pronghorn antelope, North America’s fastest land mammal. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 183. • Pronghorn antelope, North America’s fastest land mammal. –96 km an hour / (60mph) Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 184. • The Pronghorn Antelopes main predator was a North American Cheetah. –This cheetah has become extinct. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 185. • The Pronghorn Antelopes main predator was a North American Cheetah. –This cheetah has become extinct. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 186. • 1st order consumer (plants only) Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 187. • 2nd Order Consumer – Eats an animal that eats plants. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 188. • 3rd order consumer – Ate an animal that ate an animal that ate plants. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 189. • 4th Order Consumer: – Ate an animal, that ate an animal, that ate an animal that ate plants. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 190. • 5th Order consumer: – Ate an animal, that ate an animal, that ate an animal, that ate an animal that ate plants. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 191. • 5th Order consumer: – Ate an animal, that ate an animal, that ate an animal, that ate an animal that ate plants. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy “Hoot” “Hoot” “Owls are second order consumers.”
  • 192. • 5th Order consumer: – Ate an animal, that ate an animal, that ate an animal, that ate an animal that ate plants. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy “Hoot” “Hoot” “Owls are second order consumers.”
  • 193. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy • Activity! Food Chain Cup Stacking. – Each student gets six Styrofoam cups.
  • 194. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy • Activity! Food Chain Cup Stacking. – Each student gets six Styrofoam cups. – Label the top / side of the cup with a name and draw a sketch. • First cup Sun • Second cup Plant • Third cup consumer • Fourth cup second order consumer • Fifth cup third order consumer • Sixth cup fourth order consumer or decomposer.
  • 195. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy • Activity! Food Chain Cup Stacking. – Each student gets six Styrofoam cups. – Label the top / side of the cup with a name and draw a sketch. • First cup Sun • Second cup Plant • Third cup consumer • Fourth cup second order consumer • Fifth cup third order consumer • Sixth cup fourth order consumer or decomposer.
  • 196. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy • Activity! Food Chain Cup Stacking. – Each student gets six Styrofoam cups. – Label the top / side of the cup with a name and draw a sketch. • First cup Sun • Second cup Plant • Third cup consumer • Fourth cup second order consumer • Fifth cup third order consumer • Sixth cup fourth order consumer or decomposer.
  • 197. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy • Activity! Food Chain Cup Stacking. – Each student gets six Styrofoam cups. – Label the top / side of the cup with a name and draw a sketch. • First cup Sun • Second cup Plant • Third cup consumer • Fourth cup second order consumer • Fifth cup third order consumer • Sixth cup fourth order consumer or decomposer.
  • 198. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy • Activity! Food Chain Cup Stacking. – Each student gets six Styrofoam cups. – Label the top / side of the cup with a name and draw a sketch. • First cup Sun • Second cup Plant • Third cup consumer • Fourth cup second order consumer • Fifth cup third order consumer • Sixth cup fourth order consumer or decomposer.
  • 199. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy • Activity! Food Chain Cup Stacking. – Each student gets six Styrofoam cups. – Label the top / side of the cup with a name and draw a sketch. • First cup Sun • Second cup Plant • Third cup consumer • Fourth cup second order consumer • Fifth cup third order consumer • Sixth cup fourth order consumer or decomposer.
  • 200. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy • Activity! Food Chain Cup Stacking. – Each student gets six Styrofoam cups. – Label the top / side of the cup with a name and draw a sketch. • First cup Sun • Second cup Plant • Third cup consumer • Fourth cup second order consumer • Fifth cup third order consumer • Sixth cup fourth order consumer or decomposer.
  • 201. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy • Activity! Food Chain Cup Stacking. – Each student gets six Styrofoam cups. – Label the top / side of the cup with a name and draw a sketch. • First cup Sun • Second cup Plant • Third cup consumer • Fourth cup second order consumer • Fifth cup third order consumer • Sixth cup fourth order consumer or decomposer.
  • 202. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 203. • Note how each feeding level has less available energy. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 204. • Lots of available energy. Producers (Plants) Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 205. Producers (Plants) Energy comes from sun. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 206. Producers (Plants) Energy comes from sun. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 207. • Only a few herbivores. Less Energy! Producers (Plants) Energy comes from sun. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 208. Producers (Plants) Energy comes from sun. Consumers Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 209. • 2nd Order Consumers have even less. Producers (Plants) Energy comes from sun. Consumers Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 210. Producers (Plants) Energy comes from sun. Consumers 2nd Order Consumers Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 211. • 3rd Order Consumers are even less. Producers (Plants) Energy comes from sun. Consumers 2nd Order Consumers Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 212. Producers (Plants) Energy comes from sun. Consumers 2nd Order Consumers 3rd Order Consumers Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 213. • 4th Even Less. Producers (Plants) Energy comes from sun. Consumers 2nd Order Consumers 3rd Order Consumers Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 214. Producers (Plants) Energy comes from sun. Consumers 2nd Order Consumers 3rd Order Consumers 4th Order Consumers Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 215. • Very Little available Energy Producers (Plants) Energy comes from sun. Consumers 2nd Order Consumers 3rd Order Consumers 4th Order Consumers 5th Order Consumers Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 216.  Omnivore: An organism that eats both plants and animals. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 217.  Omnivore: An organism that eats both plants and animals. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Omnivores. Learn more at… http://www.nhptv.org/natureworks/nwep10b.htm
  • 218. • Wasps are omnivores. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 219. • Pillbugs are omnivores. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 220. • Ravens and crows are omnivores. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 221. • Pigs are omnivores. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 222. • Bears are omnivores. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 223. • The following concepts are all addressed in the next activity.
  • 224. • Activity! Stand up and make the correct letter if the animal is a…
  • 225. • Activity! Stand up and make the correct letter if the animal is a… Herbivore (eats plants),
  • 226. • Activity! Stand up and make the correct letter if the animal is a… Herbivore (eats plants), Carnivore (eats other animals),
  • 227. • Activity! Stand up and make the correct letter if the animal is a… Herbivore (eats plants), Carnivore (eats other animals), or Omnivore (eats both plants and animals)
  • 228. • Activity! Stand up and make the correct letter if the animal is a… Herbivore (eats plants), Carnivore (eats other animals), or Omnivore (eats both plants and animals) – Take your best guess.
  • 229. • Activity! Stand up and make the correct letter if the animal is a… Herbivore (eats plants), Carnivore (eats other animals), or Omnivore (eats both plants and animals) – Take your best guess. (No worries if wrong)
  • 230. • Bonus Question: Who is this Omnivore?
  • 231. • Bonus Question: Who is this Omnivore?
  • 232. • People are omnivores. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy “I LIKE TO EAT MEAT!”
  • 233. • People are omnivores. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy “NO!” “I LIKE TO EAT VEGGIES!”
  • 234. • People are omnivores. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy “NO!” “I LIKE TO EAT MEAT!”
  • 235. • People are omnivores. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy “NO!” “I LIKE TO EAT VEGGIES!”
  • 236. • People are omnivores. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy “Wait a minute.”
  • 237. • People are omnivores. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy “I’m an omnivore.” “I can eat both of them.”
  • 238. • People are omnivores. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy “I LIKE MEAT AND VEGGIES!”
  • 239. • Opportunistic: Eat everything + scavenge. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 240.  Decomposer: Organisms that feed on organic matter.  -  - Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 241.  Decomposer: Organisms that feed on organic matter.  Called Detritivores  - Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 242.  Decomposer: Organisms that feed on organic matter.  Called Detritivores  Return nutrients to soil. (Nutrient Pool) Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 243.  Decomposer: Organisms that feed on organic matter.  Called Detritivores  Return nutrients to soil. (Nutrient Pool) Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 244.  Decomposer: Organisms that feed on organic matter.  Called Detritivores  Return nutrients to soil. (Nutrient Pool) Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 245.  Decomposer: Organisms that feed on organic matter.  Called Detritivores  Return nutrients to soil. (Nutrient Pool) Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 246.  Decomposer: Organisms that feed on organic matter.  Called Detritivores  Return nutrients to soil. (Nutrient Pool) Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Decomposers. Learn more at.. http://www.nhptv.org/natureworks/nwep11b.htm
  • 247. • Video! Time lapse decomposition of a rabbit. – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6sFP_7V ezg
  • 248. • Fungus breaks down organic molecules and helps return those nutrients to plants. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 249. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 250. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 251. • Which plant has helpful Mycorrhizae fungi in the soil providing nutrients to the plant? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 252. • The fungi will help the plant absorb valuable nutrients so the plant can grow? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 253. • Look how the majority of the this plants roots are connected to the symbiotic fungi. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 254. • Video Link (Optional) Decomposition of Fruit. – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0En-_BVbGc Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 255. • Video Link! (Optional) Reverse Decomposition of a Watermelon – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S12zZhdOc kc
  • 256. • Hyphae / Part of the Mycelium- The part of the fungus that feeds, grows, and ultimately may produce a mushroom. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 257. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
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  • 261. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 262. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy They look for molecules to break down.
  • 263. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy They look for molecules to break down.
  • 264. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy They look for molecules to break down.
  • 265. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy They look for molecules to break down.
  • 266. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy They look for molecules to break down.
  • 267. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy They look for molecules to break down.
  • 268. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy They look for molecules to break down.
  • 269. • Mushrooms are just the fruiting body (reproductive structure) of the expansive fungi made of mycelium threads. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 270. • Mushrooms are just the fruiting body (reproductive structure) of the expansive fungi made of mycelium threads. Mushroom Mycelium threads Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 271. • Mushrooms are just the fruiting body (reproductive structure) of the expansive fungi made of mycelium threads. Mushroom Mycelium threads Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 272. • Termites are good decomposers of plant life in dry areas. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 273. • Activity! Movable Board. • One the next slide teacher will minimize out of slideshow and assist students in moving pieces around. – Can also make a white board activity. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 274. • Activity! Movable Board. • Move just the pictures so that the diagram is a sensible one. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 275. Producer
  • 276. Producer Photosynthesis
  • 277. Consumer
  • 278. Carnivore, 2nd order Consumer
  • 279. DecomposerDecomposer
  • 280. DecomposerDecomposer
  • 281. • Video Link! Some Review before the walking Quiz. – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Bn7wdCP 2v4
  • 282. • Video Link. Hank explains ecosystems. – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6ubvEJ3KGM
  • 283. • Guess the hidden picture beneath the boxes. – Raise your hand when you think you know. You only get one guess. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 284. • Guess the hidden picture beneath the boxes. – Raise your hand when you think you know. You only get one guess. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 285. “One last time” “LOOK FAMILIAR!”
  • 286. “One last time” “LOOK FAMILIAR!”
  • 287. • A summary… and the bogus statement is… A) The ultimate fate of energy in ecosystems is for it to be lost as heat. B) Decomposers remove the last energy from the remains of organisms. C) Inorganic nutrients are cycled, energy is not. D) Energy is destroyed as animals are consumed through the feeding levels. E) The ultimate source of energy (for most ecosystems) is the sun. F) Energy and nutrients are passed from organism to organism through the food chain as one organism eats another. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 288. • A summary… and the bogus statement is… A) The ultimate fate of energy in ecosystems is for it to be lost as heat. B) Decomposers remove the last energy from the remains of organisms. C) Inorganic nutrients are cycled, energy is not. D) Energy is destroyed as animals are consumed through the feeding levels. E) The ultimate source of energy (for most ecosystems) is the sun. F) Energy and nutrients are passed from organism to organism through the food chain as one organism eats another. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 289. • A summary… and the bogus statement is… A) The ultimate fate of energy in ecosystems is for it to be lost as heat. B) Decomposers remove the last energy from the remains of organisms. C) Inorganic nutrients are cycled, energy is not. D) Energy is destroyed as animals are consumed through the feeding levels. E) The ultimate source of energy (for most ecosystems) is the sun. F) Energy and nutrients are passed from organism to organism through the food chain as one organism eats another. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  • 290. • A summary… and the bogus statement is… A) The ultimate fate of energy in ecosystems is for it to be lost as heat. B) Decomposers remove the last energy from the remains of organisms. C) Inorganic nutrients are cycled, energy is not. D) Energy is lost as animals are consumed through the feeding levels. E) The ultimate source of energy (for most ecosystems) is the sun. F) Energy and nutrients are passed from organism to organism through the food chain as one organism eats another. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy “Remember” “Energy cannot be created or destroyed but transferred between systems and surroundings.”
  • 291. • You should begin parts of this question on your bundled homework.
  • 292. • Can you give the following your best attempt…
  • 293. • “AYE” Advance Your Exploration ELA and Literacy Opportunity Worksheet – Visit some of the many provided links or.. – Articles can be found at (w/ membership to NABT and NSTA) • http://www.nabt.org/websites/institution/index.php?p= 1 • http://learningcenter.nsta.org/browse_journals.aspx?j ournal=tst Please visit at least one of the “learn more” educational links provided in this unit and complete this worksheet
  • 294. • “AYE” Advance Your Exploration ELA and Literacy Opportunity Worksheet – Visit some of the many provided links or.. – Articles can be found at (w/ membership to NABT and NSTA) • http://www.nabt.org/websites/institution/index.php?p=1 • http://learningcenter.nsta.org/browse_journals.aspx?jo urnal=tst
  • 295. • This PowerPoint is just one part of my Feeding Levels Unit. • A two part 1200 Slide PowerPoint Presentation. • A bundled homework package, modified version, unit notes, PowerPoint Review Game, video links, rubrics, and much more that chronologically follow the unit slideshow. • http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Ecology_Feeding_ Levels_Unit.htm
  • 296. Areas of Focus within The Feeding Levels Unit: What is Ecology, Concepts in Ecology, Concept-There is no such thing as a free lunch, Energy Comes From the Sun, Food Chains, Trophic Feeding Levels, Producers, Consumers, Decomposers, Aquatic Food Chains, Phytoplankton, Zooplankton, Bioaccumulation, Biomagnificatio n, Animal Dentition and Skull Features, Carnivores, Herbivores, Pyramid of Biomass, Pyramid of Numbers. The full unit can be found at… http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Ecology_Feeding_Levels_Unit.htm
  • 297. • Please visit the links below to learn more about each of the units in this curriculum – These units take me about four years to complete with my students in grades 5-10. Earth Science Units Extended Tour Link and Curriculum Guide Geology Topics Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Geology_Unit.html Astronomy Topics Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Astronomy_Unit.html Weather and Climate Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Weather_Climate_Unit.html Soil Science, Weathering, More http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Soil_and_Glaciers_Unit.html Water Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Water_Molecule_Unit.html Rivers Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/River_and_Water_Quality_Unit.html = Easier = More Difficult = Most Difficult 5th – 7th grade 6th – 8th grade 8th – 10th grade
  • 298. Physical Science Units Extended Tour Link and Curriculum Guide Science Skills Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Science_Introduction_Lab_Safety_Metric_Methods. html Motion and Machines Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Newtons_Laws_Motion_Machines_Unit.html Matter, Energy, Envs. Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Energy_Topics_Unit.html Atoms and Periodic Table Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Atoms_Periodic_Table_of_Elements_Unit.html Life Science Units Extended Tour Link and Curriculum Guide Human Body / Health Topics http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Human_Body_Systems_and_Health_Topics_Unit.html DNA and Genetics Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/DNA_Genetics_Unit.html Cell Biology Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Cellular_Biology_Unit.html Infectious Diseases Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Infectious_Diseases_Unit.html Taxonomy and Classification Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Taxonomy_Classification_Unit.html Evolution / Natural Selection Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Evolution_Natural_Selection_Unit.html Botany Topics Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Plant_Botany_Unit.html Ecology Feeding Levels Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Ecology_Feeding_Levels_Unit.htm Ecology Interactions Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Ecology_Interactions_Unit.html Ecology Abiotic Factors Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Ecology_Abiotic_Factors_Unit.html
  • 299. • Thank you for your time and interest in this curriculum tour. Please visit the welcome / guide on how a unit works and link to the many unit previews to see the PowerPoint slideshows, bundled homework, review games, unit notes, and much more. Thank you for your interest and please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have. Best wishes. • Sincerely, • Ryan Murphy M.Ed • ryemurf@gmail.com
  • 300. • The entire four year curriculum can be found at... http://sciencepowerpoint.com/ Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have. Thank you for your interest in this curriculum. Sincerely, Ryan Murphy M.Ed www.sciencepowerpoint@gmail.com