Investigating ecosystems: deadline October 5th

1- You will be given an ecosystem which you have to investigate. State its climatic factors.

2- Look for a food web

3- Choose a food chain

a) Name the producer and the consumers

b) Outline how energy flows along the food chain.

c) Where can we find the decomposers? Name them.

d) Build a pyramid of numbers and of biomass. What do they show?

4- Investigate the carbon and water cycle.

5- Human impacts on the environment: Explain the causes and effects of each of them on the ecosystems and investigate which ones affect yours.

– The greenhouse effect

– Acid rain

– Eutrophication

– Pesticides

– Fertilisers

– Deforestation

5- Conservation: What can we do about it?


Good luck!

Miss Magdalena


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