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The Food Web Matching Game: A Missing Link
This extension activity challenges students to answer hypothetical questions about a marine food web they have created. They are asked to hypothesize what might happen if a top predator like the killer whale became extinct, or if fish from the middle levels of the web were overfished, or if a primary producer such as algae were removed from the web.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
  • Ecology
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other restrictions information are unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-008-925
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'Fitting Algae Into the Food Web'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences