1579 drawing of the Great Chain of Being from Didacus Valades, Rhetorica Christiana. Great chain of being-strict, religious hierarchical structure of all matter and life, believed to have been decreed by God. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_chain_of_being
Science: This activity can be a great way to show food chains of various animals throughout the US. Students can color and cut out the various animals, and stack the tubes inside one another to show how the life cycle goes. This would be a fun interactive activity that student can enjoy.
Food Web website- type in any type of animal and it tells you its natural predators. Discovered this because a shaman asked me a question, "what do you think of a porcupine without a heart being eaten by a coyote?" If you have an answer I'd love to hear it.