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Biomass Performance Task - Cycling of Matter and Flow of Energy among Organisms in an Ecosystem (HS)

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After reading about how much of the energy consumed is transferred to the next trophic level of a food web, complete the following mathematical representation of the relative change in trophic levels in an ecosystem.

How many owls might be supported in this food web representation?

**This is not meant to be an accurate evaluation of mass or energy, but to show a relative amount of biomass available at each trophic level.

Biomass Performance Task

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