Ecosystems Activity 5.2 Overview

Target Student Performance

Students explain how humans manage matter cycling and energy flow in specific ecosystems to produce products that they need (beef, corn, forest).

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Prepare one copy of 5.2 Reading and corresponding 5.2 Worksheet for each student with one third of the students receiving the reading and corresponding worksheet for each ecosystem. Prepare a computer with a projector to display the 5.2 Ecosystem Products and Services Jigsaw PPT.