STAAR and Ecosystems: Week of 5/14

Monday/Tuesday: STAAR

Wednesday/Thursday:

  1. Complete Brainpop assignment on Food Chains and Energy Pyramids.
  2. Complete Cell Types Gizmo.
  3. Watch the video below, and answer the questions in your Interactive Science Notebook.

Answer in your notebook pg. 146, in complete sentences.

  1. Abiotic factors are ________. Give an example.
  2. Biotic factors are ________. Give an example.
  3. An ecosystem is _________ (give definition).

http://www.biology.ualberta.ca/facilities/multimedia/uploads/alberta/Ecosystem.html
Go to the link above. Click on tabs on the left: All the biotic components and All the abiotic components.  Identify all the abiotic and biotic components of the ecosystem by creating a T-chart in your ISN, pg. 146.

Complete the Study Jams to review your vocabulary: http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/ecosystems/ecosystems.htm

 

 

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