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Activity 5.3b: Ecosystem Posters (40 min)
You should choose either Activity 5.3a or Activity 5.3b. Both activities involve students in making posters about ecosystems. In Activity 5.3a, the posters do not include disturbances and their effects; in Activity 5.3b, they do making it appropriate for students who completed Lesson 4.
Target Student Performance
Students use posters to explain matter cycling, energy flow, ecosystem services, and effects of disturbances in a different ecosystem.
Resources You Provide
- Poster paper or boards (1 per group)
- 5.3b Ecosystem Posters PPT
- 5.3b Ecosystem Posters Handout (1 per group)
Print one copy of the 5.3a Ecosystem Posters Handout for each group. Prepare a computer and projector to display the 5.3b Ecosystem Posters PPT.