Fields, Meadows, and Fencerows EcoStudy Unit

Habitat - Web resources

Meadow Habitat of Eastern NA

Field Borders and Corridors

Shrubs for wildlife

What is a meadow?

Cropland Management

Enhancing wildlife habitat

Grasses for wildlife Milkweed & Monarch Butterfly Mania Invasive Plants
Wildlife fencerow Give Wildlife an Edge The grassland biome
Land Use - Sam's Summer Vacation Effects of Agricultural Land Use on Wildlife Grasslands - increasingly important
Food Web Relationships Activity Meadows Green Maps Around the World
Fields, Meadows & Fencerows Photos
Meadow Ecology plants
Food Chains in a Meadow Habitat by Isaac Nadeau, Dwight Kuhn online book Student field guide. *print on 8 1/2 x 14" paper*

right arrow Describe one of these habitats: a meadow, a field or a fencerow.

right arrow Vocabulary to master:

Habitat, ecosystem, community, population, biodiversity, pollution, survey, migrate, succession,
adapt, organism, biologist, Autotrophs, Heterotrophs.

Ecology Vocabulary Exercise | Make an Ecovocabulary Crossword Puzzle

right arrow List 4 events that may lead to the formation of a meadow.

right arrow Essential question: Describe a fencerow that would be a good habitat for wildlife.

How does it benefit wildlife?

right arrow Do: Food Web Activity | Life Cycles

right arrow How does having a fencerow for wildlife benefit the landowner?

right arrow Watch Keystone Species versus Indicator Species video at Biology Mahalo

Which species in the meadow are indicator species?

Which species in the meadow are keystone species?

right arrow Identify a location in your community where a meadow or fencerow type habitat could be developed.

EcoCommunity Status in your state | Fields, Meadows & Fencerows photos

right arrow What role does this type of habitat play in biodiversity?

right arrow Identify the environmental health issues that are significant to your community or region.

Extension: Project Environmental Rescue online video project | Field Museum

butterfly iconFields, Meadows, and Fencerows: Habitat / Mammals / Birds / Insects - Butterflies / Trees & Plants / Conclusion

Bats are our Buddies Activity | Digital Science Journal | Butterfly Math | Fields, Meadows and Fencerows eGame

Birds Facts Table | Feather Facts Finder | Screech Owl Activity | Bluebirds Project | Mammals Morphology compare

Milkweeds & Monarch Butterfly Mania | Citizen Scientist - Collect some data | Collecting Data Activity doc. / pdf

Water & Watershed Studies | Plants and People | Nature | Habitat Garden

PA HS Envirothon | Wildflowers

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Internet Hunts / Puzzles and Projects / Civics & History / Mrs O's House

2000 Cynthia J. O'Hora This project may be freely use in a nonprofit setting. Updated 11/2013

tree icon Save a tree - use a digital answer format - Highlight the text of the title, directions and questions. Copy the text. Paste it in a word processing document. Save the document in your folder. Answer on the word processing document in an easily read, contrasting color or font. (No yellow, avoid artistic fonts like: Symbols, broad font, blackmoor, & dear font fonts). Make Your Own Printed answer sheet.

The goal of this web project is to inform people through research and employing higher order thinking skills. This study unit encourages the use of free Internet information resources. Activities often develop writing, information literacy, technology and mathematics skills.

Science NetLinks Benchmark 1- Nature of science - How science works | PA Common Core Standards