Fifth graders examine pond ecology, testing how temperature affects the respiration rate of fish. They collect various living things found at a pond, and identify the animal and plant life discovered. They observe a pond community in an aquarium.
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Using A Winogradsky Column to Analyze Microbial Communities
Students use easily obtained materials to study ecological succession in a microbiological community. This investigation is appropriate for a variety of age groups. Elementary Students be fascinated by the changes occurring over time...
K - 12th Science
How Healthy is the Wetland?
Young scholars explore wetlands. In this ecology activity, students visit a wetland site and collect data about the wetland functions. Young scholars record their results and use the data recorded to rate the wetland site on its function.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History