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Students collect biological and physical data from various parts of a local habitat. They learn that organisms living in an ecosystem are linked by their need for similar survival. Organisms in ecosystems interact in a variety of ways and these relationships can be described as symbiotic, competitive, predator /prey, etc.

  • 2 activities
  • 2 class periods
  • Strategies: Discuss, follow lab procedures, collect data and analyze, graph reading
  • Fieldwork
  • Homework: worksheet
  • Standards alignment:
    • NGSS: HS-LS2-2, HS-LS4-4, HS-LS4-5

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