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Lindsey Mueller

Is this an ecosystem?

Grades: 4th Grade, 3rd Grade, 5th Grade
Subjects: Science

Student Instructions

Page 1- Look closely at the picture. Be thinking about if the snapping turtle's back is an ecosystem. When you are ready to answer the question go on to page 2. Page 2- Click the voice icons to have each section read to you. Respond to the question, Is the mound of mud on the snapping turtle an ecosystem, why or why not? You may use the label to write your answer and then mic to voice record. Page 3- Create a list of all the man made or artificial ecosystems you can think of using the label tool. You may also create pictures pen or at photos photo. Page 4- Create your own artificial ecosystem. Remember you must show how living and nonliving things interact. You can create your plan in seesaw using the pen or shapes or create a model in real life and share a photo. Then use the mic to explain the interactions between living and nonliving items in your ecosystem. When you are finished press the check to submit your wok.

Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

The picture of the snapping turtle is from the 3 grade scholastic news for August 2021.