National Wildlife Federation: Links in the Chain of Life

Examine the interconnectedness of the species in an ecosystem.

Objectives:
Completing this activity will allow students to:
• Understand each component of an ecosystem has a role and how the roles are connected.
• Predict the consequences of losing a species integral to the ecosystem.
Grade Level: 6-12
Subject Areas: science and language arts

Time to Complete: One or more class periods plus research time.


Science Topics
Ecology, Zoology
Animals
Rodents
Middle School, High School, Educator
6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
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