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Ecosystems | Activity 5.3a

Activity 5.3a: Ecosystem Posters (40 min)

Students apply what they have learned to address ecosystems they typically encounter on a daily basis.

Materials You Provide

  • Poster paper or boards (1 per group)

Resources Provided


Print one copy of the 5.3a Ecosystem Posters Handout for each group.


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

Display slide 2 of the 5.3a Ecosystem Review PPT.


Students should be able to respond to the questions for their ecosystem on their poster. They should recognize how carbon cycles and energy flows. They should also be able to identify ecosystem products and services and tradeoffs for management of those services.