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Draw an Ecosystem!

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Updated 5 months ago

1. Drawings
390 seconds
Draw an Ecosystem!
2. Word cloud
60 seconds
Name one type of ecosystem.
3. Slide
60 seconds
An ecosystem is a community of living things that interact with each other and their environment. Each ecosystem has its own food web, energy flow, and nutrient cycle. Changes in one part of an ecosystem can impact other parts in unpredictable ways.
Ecosystems: Interconnected Communities of Life
4. Slide
60 seconds
Ecosystem: An ecosystem is a community of living organisms in conjunction with the nonliving components of their environment, interacting as a system. Biodiversity: Biodiversity refers to the variety of life on Earth, encompassing all species of plants, animals, and microorganisms and the ecosystems of which they are a part. Habitat: A habitat is an ecological or environmental area that is inhabited by a particular species of animal, plant, or other type of organism.
5. Slide
60 seconds
There are over 8.7 million species that inhabit Earth’s ecosystems, and the majority of them remain undiscovered. The largest living structure on the planet is the Great Barrier Reef, an ecosystem composed of over 600 types of coral. The smallest ecosystem is the bromeliad which is a type of tropical plant that is only found in the rainforests of Central and South America.
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6. Poll
60 seconds
Would you rather have the ability to photosynthesize like a plant or have the ability to hibernate like a bear?
  • Photosynthesize like a plant
  • Hibernate like a bear
7. Word cloud
90 seconds
What are the key components of an ecosystem?
8. Open question
240 seconds
How does human activity affect the balance of an ecosystem?
9. Open question
180 seconds
What steps can be taken to help protect and preserve ecosystems?
10. Poll
60 seconds
'Biodiversity' refers to what within an ecosystem?
  • The number of predators within it
  • The variety of different species that exist within it
  • The amount of oxygen produced by plants
11. Drawings
210 seconds
Brain break: Draw a tiny bird wearing a top hat and carrying a suitcase
12. Poll
20 seconds
Which of the following best describes an ecosystem?
  • A single surviving organism in a habitat
  • A community of living and non-living things interacting with each other
  • A group of organisms with similar characteristics
13. Slide
60 seconds
Food webs describe how energy and nutrients move through an ecosystem. They show the relationships between producers, consumers, and decomposers. Food webs can show what happens when a species is removed from an ecosystem.
What are Food Webs?
14. Poll
30 seconds
What is the primary source of energy in most ecosystems?
  • Air
  • Sunlight
  • Water
15. Drawings
660 seconds
Draw a food web. Start with an apex predator. Draw which organisms it eats, then what organisms the prey eats, and so on. Draw arrows from the PREY to the PREDATOR. Arrows represent ENERGY FLOW, not who eats who.
16. Poll
60 seconds
What do we call organisms that produce their own food through photosynthesis?
  • Omnivores
  • Autotrophs
  • Heterotrophs
17. Open question
120 seconds
Work together in pairs: What is the difference between a producer and a consumer in an ecosystem?
18. Poll
30 seconds
How do you feel about Curipod?
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