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Habitat Type:  

American Prairie Food Web



This is an African Rainforest Food Web. See if you can identify all the parts of the food web that make this a functioning, healthy ecosystem. Look for:

The Producers - the grass.

The Primary Consumers the prairie dogs, grasshoppers, and pronghorn antelope.

The Secondary Consumers the owls, rattlesnakes and coyotes.

The Scavengers   the coyotes and insects.

The Decomposers or Detrivores mushrooms, insects and microorganisms.

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For more information about Food Webs with Activities for K-8: The Everything Kids Environment Book, Adams Media 2007


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Food Chains/Food Webs Flip Chart Set

Do you need a visual aid in the classroom to help teach about food webs? Try the Food Chains/Food Webs Flip Chart Set. Each Curriculum Mastery Flip Chart is mounted on a sturdy easel and features:
        10 Double-sided, laminated 12" x 18" charts
        Side 1 features a colorful, graphic overview of the topic
        Side 2 serves as a "write-on/wipe-off" activity chart featuring questions, labeling exercises, vocabulary review & more!
        Activity Guide featuring black-line copy-masters & exercises
Set Includes the following 10 charts:
    1.    Understanding Trophic Levels
    2.    Rainforest Food Web
    3.    Desert Food Web
    4.    Arctic Food Web
    5.    Coral Reef Food Web
    6.    Grassland Food Web
    7.    Boreal Forest Food Web
    8.    Deciduous Forest Food Web
    9.    Saltwater Marsh Food Web
    10.    Freshwater Food Web


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