Estuary Food Pyramid

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In this activity, students will build a food pyramid to examine the flow of food energy through the estuary ecosystem by placing organisms in the correct order on a food web energy pyramid. Students will then read and discuss a scientific article about marine plankton food webs and climate change.

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Estuary Food Pyramid: Supporting Resources

Estuary Food Pyramid

Try to arrange all of the species into their correct place in the food pyramid. You can use the Check button at any time to see how you are doing.

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