Real World Ecosystems

Introduction

In this program, learners explore ecosystems, cycles of matter, and how to make changes to our ecological footprint.
Relevant Topics
natural systems, ecosystem, photosynthesis, energy, energy flow, energy transformation, energy storage, energy consumption, food, plants, ecology, solar energy
CURRICULUM
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PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
  • Learn about ecosystems, cycles of matter and ecological footprint
  • Understand how environmental monitoring data is used to make predictions about the ecological health of ecosystems
  • Define various benefits of ecosystems
  • Explore how our actions impact our ecological footprint

Real World Ecosystems Activities

Ecosystem Basics

Cycles and Interactions

Balance & Change in Ecosystem

Decision Making & Change