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Grade 4-7, 8-9
Subject All English Language Arts
Resource type Activity, Assessment
Duration 30 minutes

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Food chain challenge! Students are asked to imagine what food they would eat if had to eat the same thing everyday. They are then challenged to create a food chain from source to table for that food and compare the food chain with that of a right whale. *This activity is easily adaptable to multiple grade levels.* Each activity is linked to a piece of media. You can watch the video by signing up for Ocean School here: https://oceanschool-xp.nfb.ca/ or by visiting this direct link: https://oceanschool-xp.nfb.ca/learning-object/grocery-shopping-for-whales?dev=true. Support resources for Ocean School are available here: https://help.oceanschool.nfb.ca/educational-resources/module-guides/evolving-ecosystems-module-guide. This is a free educational resource from the Canadian Government about the ocean, through Dalhousie University, Ingenium - Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation, and the National Film Board of Canada.
Right whale food chain challenge, free, online learning