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Matter in Ecosystems


Curipod generated lesson: "Matter in Ecosystems". #5-7

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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
What is matter?
2. Slide
60 seconds
Matter is anything that takes up space and has mass. Ecosystems are communities of living things and their non-living environment. Matter cycles through ecosystems in different forms.
Matter in Ecosystems
3. Slide
60 seconds
Matter: Anything that takes up space and has mass. Ecosystems: A community of living things and their non-living environment. Cycling: The movement of matter through an ecosystem as it changes form.
4. Poll
60 seconds
What do you think is the most important matter in ecosystems?
  • Water
  • Soil
  • Animals
  • Plants
  • Air
5. Slide
60 seconds
The carbon cycle recycles carbon between plants and animals. The nitrogen cycle moves nitrogen between living things, the atmosphere and soil. The water cycle recycles water between the atmosphere, land and oceans.
Fun facts:
6. Drawings
450 seconds
Draw / write: What do you think are the benefits of having different types of matter in ecosystems?
7. Drawings
360 seconds
Draw / write: How do different types of matter interact with each other in an ecosystem?
8. Open question
150 seconds
What have you learned about the types of matter in different ecosystems?
9. Open question
330 seconds
How have your ideas about matter in ecosystems changed as you have learned more?

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