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.

Exploring Plant and Soil Connection

Day: 
4
Time: 
Session 1 (1 hr) and Session 2 (1 hr)
Setting: 
Classroom
Objectives: 

Students prepare for and do an outdoor investigation of soil in areas where plants and other landscape feature differ, then use their findings to think about plant and soil connections.

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