Trophic Levels: Grazer vs. predator
Experience first-hand how energy is transferred within a food web and between trophic levels. In this simulation, you will guide a zebra towards a feeding ground by interacting with organisms in different trophic levels.
- High School
- University / College
About This Simulation
From photosynthesis to apex predator, get ready for a Labster simulation outside of the lab. In this short simulation, you will explore the different trophic levels and understand a zebra’s place in the food web.
Explore trophic levels in an ecosystem
Receive immediate feedback upon exploring food webs and trophic levels. The mission is simple: help a zebra to its feeding ground. To do this, you will have to hide a crocodile in a food chain, place an elephant in a food trophic pyramid and help a lion to place parasites in a food web.
An academic safari
By the end of this simulation, you will explain the different chains within a food web and relate them to a trophic pyramid. Understand concepts such as heterotroph, mixotroph, and autotroph and use them to explain certain behaviors in the different levels of a trophic pyramid.
Will you be able to safely guide the zebra across a crocodile-filled river?
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