Let's Create an Ecosystem!
Well hello, young scientists! Have you ever wanted to create your own world, and not just in the virtual realm of Minecraft? If so, you're in luck because we're going to learn all about and create our own little worlds, also known as ecosystems, in this Exploration Guide for students in grades 3-5!
Man's Thriving Garden, Sealed in a Bottle, Hasn't Been Watered in Decades | The Weather Channel
Only watering a garden one time in 60 years?! You have to see this! David Latimer planted some seeds in a bottle over half a century ago and this ecosystem-in-a-bottle is still growing strong!View Man's Thriving Garden, Sealed in a Bottle, Hasn't Been Watered in Decades | The Weather Channel
Understanding Ecosystems for Kids: Producers, Consumers, Decomposers - FreeSchool
Find out what makes up an ecosystem in this short film. Do you think people are producers, decomposers or consumers?View Understanding Ecosystems for Kids: Producers, Consumers, Decomposers - FreeSchool
Ecosystem | Britannica Library for Children
Take out your magnifying glass and look even closer at ecosystems!View Ecosystem | Britannica Library for Children
Hungry, Hungry Ocean
Take a deeper dive into the marine (ocean) food web with this activity to create and connect marine organisms.View Hungry, Hungry Ocean
Island (read Along)
This beautifully animated book experience helps us to explore how plants, creatures and the earth interact and affect eachother over time. How many ecosystems are part of the Galapagos Islands?
Format: Streaming VideoView Island (read Along)
The Kid Scientists' Galapagos Adventure | Tumble Science Podcast for Kids
Listen to the story of two very young scientists who had the opportunity to study on the Galapagos Islands. Imagine what it would be like if you lived on the Galapagos Islands, one of the most unique ecosystems on the planet. Write down five things that you would be curious about if you lived there!View The Kid Scientists' Galapagos Adventure | Tumble Science Podcast for Kids
Nature Scavenger Hunt Activity | Pacific Science Center
Scavenger hunts are always fun! Get outside, step into nature and see how many things you can find and do.View Nature Scavenger Hunt Activity | Pacific Science Center
Exploring Ecosystems With Max Axiom, Super Scientist
Follow the adventures of Max Axiom in this graphic novel as he explains the science behind ecosystems. Do you like to draw? Challenge yourself and have fun by creating a short graphic novel or poster sharing what you’ve learned about ecosystems!
Format: eBookView Exploring Ecosystems With Max Axiom, Super Scientist
Biosphere | National Geographic
What is a biosphere and how does it relate to an ecosystem? Let's explore!View Biosphere | National Geographic
Biosphere 2 Tour | Look Who's Traveling
In this video, two funny brothers will take you on a tour of Biosphere 2. Can you guess why it’s named that? What is Biosphere 1? Check out the the world’s largest earth science experiment in Oracle, Arizona. What did you enjoy most about the tour? What questions do you still have about this amazing experiment?"View Biosphere 2 Tour | Look Who's Traveling