Activity 6.3: Comparing Decomposers, Plants, and Animals (50 min)

Target Student Performance

Students synthesize their learning to compare decomposers, plants, and animals.

Students compare how matter moves and changes and how energy changes in decomposers, plants, and animals.

Resources Provided

Recurring Resources


Prepare one copy of 6.3 Comparing Decomposers, Plants, and Animals Worksheet for each student. Prepare a computer and a projector to display the PPT.


1. Use the instructional model to show students where they are in the course of the unit.

Extending the Learning