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National Standards for Grade Levels 5-8


Students study food web relationships and how natural and human induced changes in the environment such as severe storms, drought, floods, housing developments, road salt, fertilizer runoff, and fire upset the balance of ecosystems. Nature’s ability to restore balance between the number of different types of organisms, such as predators and prey, in natural habits of the community are demonstrated. Activities include, The Salted Roads, The Runoff, Flooded Farms, and The Forest Community. Conservation is discussed in terms of using natural resources wisely to help keep the natural balance. Required, but not included: fresh celery, dominoes, recycled milk jugs or flower pots, beakers or jars, yeast, salt, and sugar. Designed for 24 students working in six groups

of four.

Human Activity & Environment

SKU: 1-169
    • Instructor's Manual
    • Plastic Cups
    • Small Jars
    • Miracle Gro™
    • Methylene Blue Stain
    • Vinegar
    • Yeast
    • Sugar
    • Sand
    • Potting Soil
    • Radish Seeds
    • Bean Seeds
    • Game Beads
    • Bowls
    • Plastic Spoons
  • Sh. wt. 6lbs, DIM 13” x 12” x 5”

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