HABITATS TOPIC GSE – S4L1; AKS – S4-D 
Eat or Be Eaten is an Elachee Interactive Distance Learning Program. Explore behaviors and adaptations of animals and plants that play essential roles as producers, consumers and decomposers in an ecosystem. Discover real world food chains and webs by seeing how energy flows through the Chicopee Woods. 

Instructions

Step 1: Login to ZOOM Meeting
Refer to the Elachee program confirmation email for the ZOOM login link details. Open link to connect with your Elachee Naturalist instructor for this program before starting video lesson.

Step 2: Launch Video
This lesson requires the Teacher/Scheduling Group Coordinator to pause the video three times (see below). During the pause, your Elachee Naturalist will join your group on screen via ZOOM for a discussion about the content in the segment your students just watched. See icons in the lower left corner of video progress bar for additional functions.

Eat or Be Eaten Program Outline  

VIDEO: CHAPTER 1

  • Introduction
  • An introduction to Ecology and its components: non-living vs living parts, regions of Georgia, food chains and food webs, and the kinds of producers found in Georgia habitats.

CHAPTER 1 DISCUSSION with ELACHEE NATURALIST 
Pause video at 06:00 to interact with your Elachee Naturalist.

VIDEO: CHAPTER 2

  • Primary consumers/herbivores, adaptations of herbivores in different habitats, secondary consumers/carnivores/omnivores and tertiary consumers, scavengers, and decomposers.                   

CHAPTER 2 DISCUSSION with ELACHEE NATURALIST 
Pause video at 17:38 to interact with your Elachee Naturalist.

VIDEO: CHAPTER 3

  • An exploration of Food Chains and Food Webs in selected Georgia habitats. 
  • How environmental changes affect habitats, food chains and food webs.   

CHAPTER 3 DISCUSSION with ELACHEE NATURALIST 
Pause video at 28:00 to interact with your Elachee Naturalist.

VIDEO: CHAPTER 4

  • Exploring the woods near Elachee 

CHAPTER 4 DISCUSSION with ELACHEE NATURALIST 
End video at 35:02 to interact with your Elachee Naturalist.


Eat or Be Eaten is an original program created and provided by Elachee Nature Science Center, produced with assistance from Norton Aerial Media.

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