Schoolyard Ecology

Thinking about the flow of matter and energy with students is one of the key ways of exploring ecosystems. In these lessons, students construct their own understanding of ecosystems through investigations in their schoolyard, developing ideas about ecological processes and functions.

Up and Running

Day: 
3
Time: 
Session 1 (40 min) and Session 2 (40 min)
Setting: 
Classroom
Objectives

Students set up experiments to test the effects of compost tea on plant growth, learn about plant development, then monitor their experiments for 3-5 weeks.

Tabs

Procedure
Procedure

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