Food Web

Teacher Resources

Yarn Activity

Here is a variation on the yarn activity used on Science Trek's Food Web
site – you may want to give this one a try too.

A great resource for teachers who need to brush up on their food chain or web vocabulary and concepts.

What Eats?

“What Eats?” is a great website that tells you what the predators and prey of any animal is. You type in the inquiry and up comes a list of animals that eat or are eaten by your input. Great site with lots of other tools, such as food web diagrams and videos. Some advertising.

Here's a pretty good detailed text of the comparison of a food chain and a food web for you to print and use or pull it up on your interactive whiteboard. Printable images to use as handouts too.

Games are a great way to help students learn. Here is a food web game for you to make for your class.

Have your class act out a food web. Here are the instructions.

Food Chains and Webs

Decomposers and Scavengers video here and teachers' guide for the program here from New Hampshire Public Television.

Who Eats Whom - an activity from NASA

Would you like to understand food chains and webs just a little bit better? National Geographic has the site for you.

Food Chain and Food Web Activities

Find out about energy flow as you travel through a food chain. has a great list of resources for your food chain/web lessons – includes worksheets, art, games, and activities