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Succession in a Jar

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In this succession worksheet, students build an ecosystem using a jar, water, bird seed, soil and a water plant. They predict what their ecosystem will look like in 3 weeks and draw a diagram. Students record their data over the course of the 3 weeks and answer 7 questions about succession, biotic and abiotic factors in their ecosystem and the changes that occurred over time.

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6th - 9th
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