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1 Name Date Period Four Corners Directions: Take the cards out of the envelope and as a group, sort through and decide whether each one is a producer, carnivore, omnivore, or herbivore. Place them in the right box on the poster board. After agreeing on each organism, write your answers on the table below. 1. Pick one square on the poster and measure the length and width. Remember to use centimeters (cm). Length Width 2. Pick the same square on the table below and measure its length and width. Length Width Producer Herbivore Carnivore Omnivore Four Corners 1

2 Organism Picture Facts Polar Bear Walrus Sea Star Seal Polar Cod The polar bear lives in the Arctic Circle region. The polar bear is very aggressive. Polar bears love to eat seal but they will also eat fish, berries, and grass. The walrus has tusks that it uses for protection and to punch air holes in the ice. The walrus eats shellfish, including sea stars from the mud on the sea floor. Sea stars live on the ocean floor and manly eat oysters, clams and plankton that they pry open with their arms. The seal lives off fish found in the ocean. They prefer cod, shrimp, and herring The cod fish eats other fish and krill as it dwells near the bottom of the ocean. Kelp Kelp is another name for seaweed. Kelp has broad leaves and can be extremely tall. It is green and its cells contain chloroplast. Killer Whale Eskimo Penguins The killer whale preys on seals, large fish, and dolphins. They have been known to attack man. The native people eat a variety of foods. Some of their traditional foods are fish, caribou, moose, seal, walrus, duck, geese, and whale. In the summer, they also eat roots, wild berries, and vegetables. Penguins eat fish and squid. They are the largest and strongest of all the sea birds. Arctic Tern Krill Plankton Algae This bird eats fish and plankton. Krill is a small shrimp like organism that is the main food source for many ocean species. Krill get their energy from algae. Very small floating organisms made up of many plants and animals. They are the foundation food source for everything in the ocean. Many contain chlorophyll and make their own food. Small unicellular organism that contains chlorophyll. They group together to make large strands or clumps. Four Corners 2

3 Directions: Now using the same cards, draw a food web for this ecosystem. Four Corners 3

4 polar bear The polar bear lives in the Arctic Circle region. The polar bear is very aggressive. Polar bears love to eat seal but they will also eat fish, berries, and grass. walrus The walrus has tusks that it uses for protection and to punch air holes in the ice. The walrus eats shellfish, including sea stars from the mud on the sea floor. sea star Sea stars live on the ocean floor and manly eat oysters, clams and sea urchins that they pry open with their arms. Seal The seal lives off fish found in the ocean. They prefer cod, shrimp, and herring polar cod The cod fish eats other fish as it dwells near the bottom of the ocean. kelp Kelp is another name for seaweed. Kelp has broad leaves and can be extremely tall. It is green and its cells contain chloroplast. killer whale The killer whale preys on seals, large fish, and dolphins. They have been known to attack man. Eskimo The native people eat a variety of foods. Some of their traditional foods are fish, caribou, moose, seal, walrus, duck, geese, and whale. In the summer, they also eat roots, wild berries, and vegetables. Penguins Penguins eat fish and squid. They are the largest and strongest of all the sea birds. Four Corners 4

5 arctic tern This bird eats fish and plankton. krill Krill is a small shrimp like organism that is the main food source for many ocean species. Krill get their energy from algae. plankton Very small floating organisms made up of many plants and animals. They are the foundation food source for everything in the ocean. Many contain chlorophyll and make their own food. algae Small unicellular organism that contains chlorophyll. They group together to make large strands or clumps. Four Corners 5

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