Describes how energy is transfered from one organism to another.
Looks at the processes that are fundamental to all ecosystems. Describes how ecosystems work through energy flow and nutrient cycles.
Slide show with vocabulary words include: ecosystem, food chain, food web, producer, autotroph, consumer, heterotroph, herbivore, primary consumer, carnivore, secondary consumer, omnivore, decomposer, scavenger, detrivore, predator, and trophic level.
Students participate in a role play simulation to debate the possibility of establishing a world preserve. Students explore the human impacts on the rain forest and learn how the rain forest effects us. Worksheets included.
Reviews how energy flows through ecosystems.
Come up with questions about a topic and learn new vocabulary words to determine answers using an Ask, Answer, Learn table.
Energy and nutrients move through ecosystems, including the savanna where wild animals roam for now.