Students study exotic and native species, and examine how exotic species can impact native ones. They study how the mute swan effects native species.
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Using Pit Fall Traps to Collect Terrestrial Invertebrates and Possible Urban Forest Invasive Species
Students collect terrestrial invertebrates using a home made pit fall-style trap. They discover that there are more invertebrates than they thought. Pupils classify the invertebrates. Students define what a terrestrial invertebrate...
3rd - 5th Science
Impact of Invasive Species on Food Webs and Ecosystems
Fifth graders explore how invasive species affect the Great Lakes. In this science lesson, 5th graders research invasive species and create a food chain involving the invasive species. Students discuss how the environment is affected by...