Producers are the most abundant organism on the planet and provide us with a vital link to the sun’s energy!
MODEL CURRICULUM (GRADE5)- Life Science
TOPIC- Interconnections within Ecosystems
CONTENT STATEMENT- All of the processes that take place within organisms require energy. Energy entering ecosystems as sunlight is transferred and transformed by producers into energy that organisms use through the process of photosynthesis.
GRADE 5 CONCEPTS- Energy flows through and ecosystem in one direction, from photosynthetic organisms to consumers (herbivores, omnivores to carnivores).