This Bio Build-up lesson plan also includes:
Trace pollutants through the environment in the seventh lesson plan of this series on the science of food. Looking at a picture of the plants and animals in an aquatic ecosystem, learners use dot stickers to represent harmful chemicals as they move from the producers through the different levels of consumers. A clear demonstration of the widespread, negative effects of pollution and the impact it has on the food we eat. Reinforce these concepts with a reading of The Mysterious Marching Vegetables, connecting science and children's literature.
- Provides worksheets in both English and Spanish
- Sticker activity clearly illustrates how pollutants move through an ecosystem
- A free copy of The Mysterious Marching Vegetables is available online
- Ecosystem picture is small, not providing much space to place stickers