Build a marine food web

Build a marine food web
Publication Date: October, 2009
Type of Resource: Weblink

This web page deals with the trophic pyramid and the transfer of energy through a food web. It has links to teacher background information, worksheets and activities. There is also a link to a 'Marine ecosystem' Flash animation in the bottom right-hand corner that students can use to build their own food web as well as examine the impact of the removal of a species.

Additional Information

The Flash animation resource will not run on Apple iPads.

Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 7 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Interactions between organisms, including the effects of human activities, can... > ACSSU112
  • Year 7 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Use and influence of science > People use science understanding and skills in their occupations and these have... > ACSHE121