Food Chains

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In this activity, learners will explore the roles of different animals in the food chain. They will create their own food chain using organisms of their choice. Activity includes a worksheet and an extension in which learners will discuss the impact of extinction on a food chain.

Quick Guide

Preparation Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Learning Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
$1 - $5 per group of students

Age Range:
Ages 6 - 14

Resource Type:



  • Life Sciences
    • Diversity of Life

Informal Categories

  • Animals
  • Nature and Environment


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Access Rights:

  • Free access


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  • COSI Connects


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