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  • 1. Sit in the same number Warmup. What are five things you’d expect to see in nature? What makes a habitat?
  • 2. What is ecology? The Study of Ecosystems So what is an ecosystem!
  • 3. Careers Ecologists, Doctors Disease specialists Forestry Wildife management
  • 4. Interactions Parasites
  • 5. Predator Prey
  • 6. Food and energy needs What do organisms need to survive? How do organisms get what they need?
  • 7. Food Chains How do food chains work
  • 8. Nutrient Cycles How do nutrients move in an ecosystem. Decomposers  watson
  • 9. Biomes Learn about the different biomes in the world. Deserts, Icy tundra, Ocean
  • 10. Discussion What are 5 things you would expect to see in nature What is an ecosystem?
  • 11. Posters List as many important factors and characteristics of an ecosystem as you can Come up with a definition of an ecosystem. Important Characteristics: . . . . . .
  • 12. Two Groups Come up with two groups you can fit everything from your ecosystem into.
  • 13. Biotic vs Abiotic
  • 14. How can we add biotic and abiotic to our definitions. You definition should fit with the following official book definition: An ecosystem is an area with interacting biotic and abiotic factors
  • 15. Make a list of biotic factors Make a list of Abiotic factors How do they affect each other.
  • 16. What is an ecosystem? Write four things you notice about this ecosystem
  • 17. Ecosystems- What are the biotic and abiotic factors?
  • 18. Summary What is an ecosystem? What is the difference Between Biotic and Abiotic Homework Give a description of the ecosystem at home. Describe your house, your yard, your neighborhood etc. list 3 biotic and 3 abiotic factors and describe how at least one biotic and abiotic factor interact Safety contract
  • 19. Rain forestLayers of living things Plants Water Frogs have distress calls Ants are a population that depends on each other. Build a home in the soil Depend on leaves that grow fungus How did the snake stay safe? Where does the giant frog live? What are its adaptations that allow it to live in the tree? 688-693