Food Chains in a Pond Habitat
Who eats whom in a pond food chain? the answers might surprise you! Students will be fascinated by the life and death dramas played out in this watery habitat, where many of the members of the food chain begin life as potential food for carnivores and end up as fearsome predators themselves.
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