Explore energy flow through the food chain

Kit contents: “D” cell battery, wires, bulb and tape, pictures of sun, plants, mice, snakes, hawks

Volunteer should provide: strips of newspaper

Key concepts: Energy flow through the food chain uses similar principles as energy flow in physical systems. Much of the energy produced or consumed at a given level of the food chain is lost ultimately to heat.

Science Standards:
Student knows how to trace the flow of energy in a system (SC.B.1.2.1)
Student recognizes various forms of energy (SC.B.1.2.2).

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