Ecosystems Activity 2.2 Overview

Target Student Performance

Students identify patterns in relationships among organic mass of populations at different trophic levels in a simulated meadow ecosystem (the organic matter pyramid).

Materials You Provide

  • Computer with internet access for students (1 per pair of students)

Resources Provided


Set up a computer for each pair of students to work at as well as a projector to display the 2.2 Meadow Simulation PPT. Also print a copy of the 2.2 Meadow Simulation Worksheet for each student.