Describe one of these habitats: a meadow, a field or a fencerow.
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
List 4 events that may lead to the formation of a meadow.
Essential question: Describe a fencerow that would be a good habitat for wildlife.
How does it benefit wildlife?
Do: Food Web Activity | Life Cycles
How does having a fencerow for wildlife benefit the landowner?
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?
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
What role does this type of habitat play in biodiversity?
Identify the environmental health issues that are significant to your community or region.
Extension: Project Environmental Rescue online video project | Field Museum
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, , , & 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