Energy Pyramid -- Holly Whitworth



In this lesson, students will demonstrate their understanding of food chains and foods webs to then understand how energy is transfered through an ecosystem. Energy pyramids and the 10% rule of energy transfer will be analyzed from lab data.

Lesson Time

Instructional Time
88 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Agriculture & Natural Resources

Standards and Objectives


California Academic Content Standards (2)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (3)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will model ecosystem energy transfer.
  • Students will analyze laboratory collected data to create an energy pyramid.

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