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5th Grade Ecosystems Webquest

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Procedure:

 

You will be exploring the many different ecosystems found all over the world.

You will be learning about the animals and plants which inhabit each ecosystem.

        Land Ecosystems - Terrestrial   (Desert,  Deciduous Forest, Grasslands, Tropical Rainforest, Taiga, Tundra)

Use the Resources page to explore the ecosystem or biomes you were given.   Complete the following tasks pertaining to your ecosystem:

1. Record five facts about the ecosystem

2. Name 5 animals and 3 plant types found in the ecosystem

3. Make an animal or plant drawing of one listed from #2 above - show ecosystem

4. Imagination Story - Pretend you are a tour guide working in your given ecosystem. Describe the environment to me as if I were a tourist on your bus. Tell me about the scenery, the animals, the plants, the different communities found in the ecosystem, and any other important information.

 Water Ecosystems - Aquatic (Marine/Coastal, Freshwater)

Use the Resources page to explore the ecosystem or biome you were given.  Complete the following tasks pertaining to your ecosystem:

1. Record five facts about the ecosystem

2. Name 5 animals and 3 plant types found in the ecosystem

3. Make an animal or plant drawing of one listed from #2 above - show ecosystem

4.Imagination Story - Pretend you are a trained scuba diver exploring your given ecosystem. You are researching information for a magazine article you have been asked to write for 'Discover' magazine. Your article should contain information about the animals and the plants found in the ecosystem, the different communities which make up the ecosystem, geographical location, and any other important information.

** Those who finish in class can do a classroom presentation of the drawing and story. 

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