What’s Eating You?

A challenging lesson delving into the delicate balance of life found in a rainforest ecosystem. the lesson includes interdependence, interactions, genetics and evolution. It's time to find out, What's Eating You?

Eden’s Rainforest Biome is a unique manmade ecosystem. In this lesson from the Eden Project, students create and investigate a simplified version of the food web for the Rainforest Biome.

They will consider the role of different organisms in the biome. Then, explore what might happen if particular organisms were removed from the web. Before contrasting this to the role of ‘keystone’ species in a real rainforest.

This lesson, What’s Eating You?, created for KS3 but perfect for a challenging KS2 lesson, explores the interdependence of organisms in an ecosystem, including food webs and insect pollinated crops.