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Activity 6
Orientation
The purpose of this activity is to give students a visual on how much energy is taken and lost from the sun and how that energy is transferred between organisms. 
Materials
1 liter of Rootbeer (or any other cola)

4 graduated cylinders

Eyedropper

Activity 6: Energy Flow in Ecosystems

Teacher Notes:

If you do not have 4 graduated cylinders, you can use just one and pour each measurement of rootbeer into cups.  I recommend clear cups of the same dimensions so the kids can visualize the different measurements more easily.


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