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Ecosystems | Activity 5.1

Activity 5.1: Introduction to Ecosystem Products and Services (40 minutes)

Students are introduced to the ideas of ecosystem products and services.

Resources Provided

Setup

Print one copy of 5.1 Products and Services in Different Ecosystems Worksheet and 5.1 Ecosystem Products and Services Reading for each student. Print one copy of 5.1 Ecosystem Images and hang the images up around the classroom. Prepare a computer and projector to display the PPT.

Directions

1. Use the instructional model to show students where they are in the course of the unit.

Assessment

During this activity, check to see if students are able to identify products and services using the information provided in the reading. Use 5.1 Assessing Products and Services in Different Ecosystems Worksheet to get a sense of students' understanding of ecosystem products and services.

Modifications

Complete 5.1 Products and Services in Different Ecosystems Worksheet as a class instead of in stations around the classroom.