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7th Grade Science: Focus on Food Chains


Included in the Middle School's 7th grade science curriculum is a unit on ecosystems and food chains.


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Students in Mrs. Natalie Cale's classes identified the niches of organisms from various ecosystems based on their diet. They used that information to create a model of the path of energy flow through the ecosystem and explained how and why energy decreases along its pathway.


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Students in Mr. Chris Resek's classes also took an interactive approach, but through a memorable demonstration. Students themselves became the source of the energy (sun) and the organisms, passing the "energy units" up the food chain.