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Down, Dung and Dirty

Students observe the changes seen in succession and the biodiversity of a community through its species richness and evenness. They create a dung culture in a clear plastic cup from horse, goat or cow dung then observe the numbers of species of fungi that grow over a two week period.

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Resource Details

Grade
5th - 10th
Subjects
Science
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
14 days
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Usage Permissions
Fine Print