Join Fall in the Field instructors Maya Shoemaker, Sami Wolniakowski and Sunya Ince-Johannsen as we explore the important ecological concept of trophic levels through the lens of art.

Grades: 6-8

5-LS2.1 Develop a model to describe the movement of matter among plants, animals, decomposers, and the environment. (System and System Models) (Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems, Cycles of Matter and Energy Transfer in Ecosystems)

MS-LS2-3. Develop a model to describe the cycling of matter and flow of energy among living and nonliving parts of an ecosystem.

5th VA:Cr2.3.5a Identify, describe, and visually document places and/or objects of personal significance.

Lesson taught, recorded, and prepared by Sami Wolniakowski, Maya Shoemaker, and Sunya Ince-Johannsen.

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