Skip to main content
Preview the Course
Grade 6-8
7m

Energy Flow and Trophic Levels: Consumers

by Ellie B. | Science

6 Lessons 7:54
  1. 1. Introduction 0:34
  2. 2. Energy Flow 0:51
  3. 3. Herbivores 0:41
  4. 4. Omnivores 0:51
  5. 5. Carnivores/Apex Predators 0:37
  6. 6. Experiment 4:20

Grade 6-8

7m


About the course

We are all vital parts of the Trophic Pyramid, or Energy Pyramid. Examine the remaining levels of the pyramid: consumers! Grasp the three categories of consumers and how they get energy from producers.

Understand energy flow by examining every part of the food chain from decomposers and consumers to producers.

Project

Energy Beans

Quiz

Assess your learning with a quiz.

Join the Club to Access

Tags:

  • Eco
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Environmental Science
  • Food Chain
  • Trophic Pyramid

Recommended Materials

  • 100 Dried beans (or beads, buttons, etc.)
  • 11 Cups
  • Paper
  • Pencil

Instructor

Ellie (they/them) is a Brooklyn-based performer and teaching artist. Ellie graduated from NYU with a BFA in Drama with minors in Applied Theatre and Linguistics. Ellie is also an environmentalist and forager, and they strive to lead a low-waste lifestyle.

See full profile