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.

Making Food Webs

Day: 
8
Unit Plan: 
Time: 
Session 1 (40min) and Session 2 (40min)
Setting: 
Classroom
Objectives

Students make food webs of their study site, then trace how a change in one population could affect other populations within the web.

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