Food Web Project

S4L1 Students will describe the roles of organisms and the flow of energy within an ecosystem.

a. Identify the roles of producers, consumers, and decomposers in a community.
b. Demonstrate the flow of energy through a food web/food chain beginning with sunlight and including producers, consumers, and decomposers.

Directions for Food Web Project:

Click to View Sample in Motion.

1.  Draw a Food Web in the box below.  Remember, energy starts at the Sun and then travels to the Producer.  You will need to have the following:


Example:  Sun -> Flower -> Rabbit -> Hawk

2.  Use arrows to indicate flow of energy in this Food Web System

3.  Start Scratch (Click the Cat Icon)

4.  Select File -> Save

5. Double Click Your Grade

6. Double Click Your Teacher

7.  Double Click Your Name

8.  Name your File:  "Lastname Food Web"

9.  Click "OK"

10.  Click the Scissors and Delete the Cat

11. Use the "New Sprite" icons and draw or select your Sprites for the Food Web.  Make sure to name each Sprite.  Here is the Sun for an example.

12.  Here is a sample of the Sun's Two costumes and the Scripts for the Sun:

13.  Create the rest of the Sprites in the System.  Here is an example with all the Sprites:

14.  Create an Sprite representing the Energy in the System. 

15.  Use the Scripts to have the Energy Sprite move from the Sun to the Producer, Consumer, and Predator.  You may use other scripts to have the Sprites "Act Out" the energy transfer.  Here are some sample scripts for the Energy Sprite.

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