Food Chains contains a fascinating thematic unit covering a variety of food chains.
The first energy source for almost all food chains is the sun.
How is the sun the first energy source in the grass, grasshopper, kookaburra food chain? What is a food web? Such questions are answered in culminated activities that enable students to synthesise their knowledge in order to create products that can be shared beyond the classroom.
Each thematic unit includes: Literature selections, planning guides, writing ideas, homework suggestions, curriculum connections, group projects, a culminating activity and a reading list.
Food Chains includes activities on ecosystems, environmental adaptation and food chains and food webs.