Ever wonder why the burrito you ate for lunch seems intent on killing you? Just as that burrito has a delicate relationship with your digestion system, every piece of a food web has a delicate relationship with all the other pieces of that food web.
This activity will help kids understand how all things in a system are connected.
Included in the Game
Instructions for playing the game
Game cards for a North American Forest ecosystem (with invasive species)
Game cards for an ocean ecosystem
4 invasive species “Wanted” posters
Next Generation Science Standards
Time to Complete
20 + minutes
Consumer, food web, invasive species, keystone species, producer
Take it Outside
We suggest you take it outside if you can. It can easily be done in the schoolyard or the backyard. Gives everyone more room to move.