3.6 Ecosystems

The student will investigate and understand that environments support a diversity of plants and animals that share limited resources. Key concepts include:
a) water-related environments (pond, marshland, swamp, stream, river, and ocean
b) dry-land environments (desert, grassland, rain forest, and forest environments); and
c) population and community.

Research Resources:
Biomes of the World

Water-related Environment

Dry-land Environment


Basic Facts about Sea Turtles

Dragon Fly TV Sea Turtles

Loggerhead Sea Turtles

Green Sea Turtles

Learn about Sea Turtles

Game: WaterLife: Sea Turtles and the Quest to Nest


Henrico 21 Lessons:
Wild Animal VoiceThread

Design Briefs:
Fish Friendly Engineering