Biomagnification Lab

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Students learn about and model the biomagnification and bioaccumulation of mercury in a marine food web in this fun edible biomagnification lab. Students will read and learn about the processes of biomagnification and bioaccumulation and then apply that knowledge to model the processes using candies and plastic cups. Students will collect and analyze data from their models and answer analysis questions. A detailed lesson plan with objectives, materials, pacing, and procedure is included. Also included is a full answer key. Google Slides and PDF versions are included in your download.

 

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Description

Students learn about and model the biomagnification and bioaccumulation of mercury in a marine food web in this fun edible biomagnification lab. Students will read and learn about the processes of biomagnification and bioaccumulation and then apply that knowledge to model the processes using candies and plastic cups. Students will collect and analyze data from their models and answer analysis questions.

A detailed lesson plan with objectives, materials, pacing, and procedure is included. Also included is a full answer key. Google Slides and PDF versions are included in your download.

Low prep and easy to follow – this lab is sure to be a hit in your classroom! All you need are 8 green candies, 16 other colored candies, and 15 small plastic cups. If you don’t want to use candy, you can use any small objects like beads or chips.

 

Topics
• food chains and webs
• biomagnification
• bioaccumulation
• mercury

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