Interactive Labs

Ecology Lab

Lessons > Food Web > Challenge

Now that you have a sense for the interrelationships between the trophic levels, see how big you can make your food web and still have all of the species you add survive through the end of the simulation run. Keeping the ideas of succession and the competitive exclusion principle in mind, think of the many factors that may go into sustaining an ecosystem. Is there any way we can all get along and live side by side?