Open-and-go lessons that inspire kids to love science.

Science curriculum for K—5th grades.

Video thumbnail
90 sec
  • Hands-on lead students in the doing of science and engineering.
  • NGSS-aligned and Common Core make the transition to the Next Generation Science Standards and support Common Core.
  • Less prep, more learning prep in minutes not hours. Captivate your students with short videos and discussion questions.

Sign up now to try Mystery Science for free.

Sign up   or   Pin for later

Web of Life

Ecosystems & the Food Chain

  1. Lessons
  2. Activity Prep
  3. Assessments

Web of Life (Grades 4-5) Mystery 1: Food Chains, Predators, Herbivores & Carnivores

Why would a hawk move to New York City?

Exploration (20 min)
Activity: Eat or Be Eaten (30 min)
Optional Extras (2 hrs)

Web of Life (Grades 4-5) Mystery 2: Matter Cycle, Food Chain

What do plants eat?

Exploration (20 min)
Activity: Weighing Air (30 min)
Optional Extras (2 hrs)

Web of Life (Grades 4-5) Mystery 3: Decomposers & Matter Cycle

Where do fallen leaves go?

Exploration (15 min)
Activity: Mold Terrarium (30 min)
Optional Extras (2 hrs)
Additional Mysteries will be added to this unit in the 2017-18 year.