Food Connections and Energy Flow for Grades 3-5

Discover the diversity of life in Massachusetts while exploring how energy and materials cycle through local ecosystems. Students will create a local food connection while exploring the concepts of food chains and webs using organisims native to Massachusetts. Meet a local predator and analyze clues about its diet at the conclusion of this program.

Program Location(s):

Blue Hills Trailside Museum, Milton
Your school or other location


3, 4, 5


  • $225/up to 30 students

Curriculum Frameworks:

5-LS2-1 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - movement of matter through food web
5-PS3-1 - energy - energy transfer in animals

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