Lighting Up A Food Web

6th grade science students are making light up food webs to demonstrate how one organism lost in the chain will affect all the others in the ecosystem. When all of the LEDs light up, it shows a diverse, healthy ecosystem, but as LEDs (or organisms) die, others LEDs fail to illuminate. Next week, the students will add an overlay with the plants, animals, and other factors: stay tuned for more pictures!

 


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