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Exploring Nature Science Education Resource:

Life Science, Earth Science, and Physical Science Resources for K-12

Coral Reef Food Web

Coral Reef Food Web

This is a Coral Reef 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 phytoplankton on the ocean's surface.

The Primary Consumers – the coral, sea turtle, and fish.

The Secondary Consumers – the sharks, anemones, starfish, baracuda, jellyfish, sea snakes and sea slugs.

The Scavengers –  the fish.

The Decomposers or Detrivores – microorganisms.

* Try the Coral Reef Food Web Activity.

 

Assess your students' understanding of Coral Reef Food Webs with the short answer activity below.

Coral Reef Food Web

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

The Everything Kids Environment Book

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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 . 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

Food Chains/Food Webs Flip Chart Set

Exploringnature.org has more than 2,000 illustrated animals. Read about them, color them, label them, learn to draw them.

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