Paradise SequenceStudents are challenged to work out why a paradise island has been overrun with spiders by investigating possible hypotheses whilst learning about food webs, pyramids of number and biomass and photosynthesis.
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SKU Product Name Price Qty 8078 Conflict£3.98 8079 Plant food£3.98 8080 Pyramids£3.98 8081 Alien£3.98 8082 Holly£3.98
ConflictStudents help Jay to work out why the spider population on the island has grown so fast by constructing a food web.£3.98
Plant foodCould the increase in spiders be caused by the bumper crop of bananas last year? Students will investigate this hypothesis by exploring the factors influencing photosynthesis.£3.98
Jay needs to reduce the number of spiders on the island before tourists arrive. He wonders if this can be done by increasing the numbers of curassow birds – the spiders’ predator, but is this a good idea?£3.98
Students explore the effects alien species have had on other ecosystems, study the methods used to eradicate them and suggest solutions to Jay’s problems of reducing the number of spiders.£3.98
Students use their knowledge of food chains and webs, competition, predation and pyramids of numbers in a new context. They are asked to help Maddie, the owner of a nursery.£3.98
Paradise QuizThe quiz is designed to accompany the teaching sequence Paradise. It contains 31 questions to cover the Big Idea of 'food webs'. There is a mark scheme included. The quiz can be used to give APP/English National Curriculum Levels. It can be used formatively during a teaching sequence, or summatively at the end.
This assessment is differentiated into two separate quizzes, one easier and one more difficult.£4.99
Paradise ProblemsThis problem is an assessment in context which asks the students to write more extended answers to test their ability to apply knowledge about the Big Idea of 'food webs'.£4.99