Students will use prior knowledge of abiotic and biotic factors in terrestrial ecosystems to explore estuaries and swamps. Students will research other ecosystems to gather enough information to create their own aquatic ecosystem.
What makes different ecosystems unique?
Other Instructional Materials or Notes:
Chromebooks and access to internet. The technology is being used to gather formative data through the PlayPosits. For summative data, the Word Doc ecosystem creation allows the teacher to see the level of understanding that the students have on what goes into a ecosystem and how organisms interact with each other.
- 5.E.3B.4 Define problems caused by natural processes or human activities and test possible solutions to reduce the impact on landforms and the ocean shore zone.
- 5.L.4 The student will demonstrate an understanding of relationships among biotic and abiotic factors within terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems.
Lesson Created By: RaneyStogner