Engage your students in a hands-on activity to discover the many ways that plants and animals of a forest ecosystem are connected.
Web of Life worksheet and activity
This hands-on activity helps students in grades 3-5 put their new knowledge about food chains and food webs into practice. It also explores interdependent relationships in ecosystems as part of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).
This activity is part of Project Learning Tree's new e-unit on Energy in Ecosytems for grades 3-5, so be sure to check out the full curriculum!
About Project Learning Tree
Project Learning Tree helps develop students’ awareness, knowledge, and appreciation of the environment, builds their skills and ability to make informed decisions, and encourages them to take personal responsibility for sustaining the environment and our quality of life that depends on it.
For the last 40 years, Project Learning Tree has trained 700,000 educators to help students learn how to think, not what to think about complex environmental issues.
Download the free Web of Life worksheet and activity
Want more activities and lesson plans on energy in ecosystems?
Our lives depend on an interconnected web of interactions, although we may not always be aware of it. We need ecosystems for energy and oxygen, among many other things. Project Learning Tree's Energy in Ecosystems e-unit provides activities and resources to help students understand the interactions in ecosystems, with a specific focus on forest ecosystems.