COSM

Let’s Go Native

Activity Summary
Students research native plants and animals to see if the organisms can live in their classroom pond. The students
will eventually introduce some of these organisms into the pond ecosystem.

Grade Levels
9-12

Learning Objectives
1. Determine if their native plant or animal can live in the pond based on the water quality measurements  taken and what they     know about the environment
2. An organism’s niche, habit and structures and functions
3. Explain the importance of native populations

Lesson Materials (view or download)
Lesson Plans
Let’s Go Native Rubric
Let’s Go Native Brochure Template
Let’s Go Native Brochure Example
Let’s Go Native Demo

Keywords
pond, nutrients, habitat, niche, ecosystem, structure, and function

Last updated: 3/10/2015

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