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THANKS!!! to Fabulous Science Facilitator, Eric Hamilton, at J.H.Gunn for sharing this great foldable idea from his science classroom. See below for some photos of this foldable from Eric's students.
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TOPIC: Ecosystems--Energy & Food Chains ... (to show the flow of energy)
Grade Level: 5th

WIDA ELD Standard 4: The Language of Science
CC--Science...Ecosystems
  • 5.L.2 Understand the interdependence of plants and animals with their ecosystem.
    • 5.L.2.2 Classiry the organisms within an ecosystem according to the function they serve: producers, consumers, or decomposers

ENERGY PYRAMIDS:
side 1: animals & plants
side 2: percentage of energy in an ecosystem
side 3: labels--producers & consumers

Listen to a 5th grade student talk about her energy pyramid...

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energy pyramid 3--animals, plants.jpg ...animals & plantsenergy pyramid 3--percentage.jpg... % of energy in an ecosystem

energy pyramid 3--producers & consumers.jpg...labels--producers & consumers

energy pyramid 3...top view.jpg... view from the top
energy pyramid...bottom (inside) view.a.JPG... view from the bottom (inside)

energy pyramid...before folding.a.JPG ... pyramid before folding & gluing flaps

Here are more student pyramids:

energy pyramid 2--animals, plants.jpg energy pyramid 2--percentage.jpg energy pyramid 2--producers & consumers.jpg

..............animals, plants.....................................percentage of energy ...................labels of consumers & producers



energy pyramid 1--animals, plants.jpg energy pyramid 1--percentage.jpg energy pyramid 1--producers & consumers.jpg

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