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EAST G5: Biodiversity


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This guide was originally created by Barbara Reid 
Primary Teacher Librarian 2014-2024



Grade 5 students at UWCSEA can:

  • suggest some ways ecosystems are interrelated and interdependent
  • develop research questions about an ecosystem.
  • develop a scientific question to form a conclusion about the connections in an ecosystem.
  • conduct a fair test.
  • trace the energy pathway from the Sun through food webs.
  • identify the roles of various organisms (producers, consumers, predators, prey) in a food web.
  • describe how food webs can be affected by internal and external factors

Image adapted from http://www.aseanbiodiversity.org/