Create an interactive ecological pyramid to track how energy flows through an ecosystem! This project comes with step-by-step instructions that guide you through creating an ecological pyramid for any ecosystem with animals and plants that glide to the proper location in the pyramid when clicked.
Students follow step-by-step instructions to code an interactive ecological pyramid. They think about how organisms interact within an ecosystem.
CCSS-ELA: 3.RI.3, 4.RI.3, 3.RI.5, 3.RF.4, 4.RF.4, 3.L.4
CSTA: L1:3.CT.1, L1:6.CT.1, L1:6.CPP.1, L1:6.CPP.5, L1:6.CPP.6
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What is the ecological pyramid project?Kids can create an interactive ecosystem pyramid for the ocean to track how energy flows through the ecosystem. This STEM project includes step-by-step instruction.
What age group is suitable for learning about ecological energy pyramids?The Ecology Energy Pyramid project is suitable for grades three through five.
Are there any prerequisites or prior knowledge needed before starting the "Ecological Pyramid" coding lesson?The Ecosystem Energy Pyramid project is suitable for beginners with no prior coding knowledge.
What is the main goal of the Energy Pyramid game coding activity?The Energy Pyramid coding game activity will teach children to apply these concepts:
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How can I use Tynker to learn about ecological pyramids and their importance in understanding ecosystems?The Energy Pyramid Game comes with step-by-step instructions that guide you through creating an ecological pyramid for any ecosystem with animals and plants that glide to the proper location in the pyramid when clicked.
How can I track my progress and achievements while learning Pyramid Coding on Tynker?If you set up a free teacher account on Tynker.com prior to the activity and add your students, you can track their progress with the pyramid code. This will also allow students to continue working with pyramid coding at home.