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.

Preparing for Fieldwork

Day: 
2
Unit Plan: 
Time: 
Two 40-minute sessions
Setting: 
Classroom and outdoors
Objectives

Students become familiar with what animals and animal signs to look for outdoors, then practice field research skills and methods.

Tabs

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