Biodiversity is Best

Submitted by Cathy Dykstra

In this inquiry-based unit, the students will learn that conserving and protecting our water supply is crucial after they research the biodiversity of a specific ecosystem and discover that water is necessary for biodiversity and biodiversity is necessary for the health of the planet.

Grade Level: 6
Strand and Topic: Understanding Life Systems: Biodiversity

Inquiry Focus: 

biodiversity, impact, water cycle, sustainability, interrelationships, vertebrate, invertebrate, global, condensation, precipitation, evaporation, ground water, climate, ecosystem, biome, habitat, environmental footprint, species, invasive, population.

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This activity is part of STAO’s Connex Inquiry Series.