Energy in Ecosystems Activities for 5th Grade Science
The resources below will provide students a comprehensive understanding of energy in ecosystems. All of the following lessons are also included in the Kesler Science Membership.
The Energy in Ecosystems 5E Lesson includes materials for every "E" phase, including the Energy in Ecosystems Station Lab for Exploration and an interactive PowerPoint with digital INB templates for Explanation.
The lesson also includes introduction materials for Engagement, student-choice project ideas for Elaboration, and assessments for Evaluation.
After completing the Energy in Ecosystems 5E Lesson, students will be able to describe the flow of energy within a food web, including the roles of the Sun, producers, consumers, and decomposers.
Essential Questions and Standards
Below are the essential questions and standards associated with the lessons and activities included in the energy in ecosystems unit. This topic is only one of many 5th grade science topics included in the Kesler Science Membership.
- How can we model the flow of energy in an ecosystem?
- What are the differences between producers, consumers, and decomposers?
- 5.9 B - Describe the flow of energy within a food web, including the roles of the Sun, producers, consumers, and decomposers
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