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Education Pack: Food Chains

Aimed at primary learners, this resource aims to develop an understanding of some of the food chains within a woodland habitat. Linked to the topics of animals and all living things, it includes a matching activity, a game and a simulation of a food web. Teacher guidance on running the activities is provided along with cards for the matching activity. The activities are:

Matching food chain: Children work co-operatively to place cards in order, to represent a food chain. There are two versions of this game, depending on the age and ability of the participants.

Foxes and rabbits: A game which simulates the feeding relationships within a food chain.

Web of life: A group activity in which children represent plants and animals to simulate a food web.

This resource has been produced by OPAL (Open Air Laboratories).

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