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LOCH NESS SCHOOL PROJECT
FOOD CHAINS & PYRAMIDS

1. This activity is designed to address -
"Knowledge and Understanding (Living things and the processes of life)" addressing the strand "Interaction of living things with their environment" from levels B - F, equivalent to P3 - S2.

2. The activity is concerned with the construction of simple food chains and pyramids.

3. It could be used immediately after a visit to the 3D Loch Ness Experience in Edinburgh. OR Loch Ness 2000 Exhibition Centre at Loch Ness.

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TEACHER NOTES
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CLASSROOM RESOURCES
General Notes
An A4 overview with text and thumbnail pictures of class resources.
Below you will find the classroom activity resources.
You could laminate them or just cut along the dotted lines to get 8 picture cards from each A4 sheet.
Food Chain Notes
What to do - how to cut out and organise the food chain - on a board - chart or using an open space.
Food Chain Resources
11 Habitats with colourful cards showing a producer - consumer - predator and (sometimes) a top predator from each habitat.
Food Pyramid Notes
What to do - how to cut out and organise the food pyramid - on a board - chart or using an open space.
Food Pyramid Resources
A colourful set of cards
that build into a food pyramid based on the Loch Ness habitat.
Food Pyramid Extra Options Notes
What to do - how to cut out and organise the food - pollution and "optional diet" pyramid - on a board - chart or using an open space.
Food Pyramid extra Options
Two extra suites of cards that demonstrate:
1. The effects of pollution within a food pyramid.
2. The effects of dietary changes on the food pyramid.










Schools project on Loch Ness food chains and pyramids