Backyard Ecosystems

4th grade took to a field investigation for their third science activity of the year. Following the scientific method the initial question asked: what kind of organisms and non-organisms are part of your school’s backyard ecosystem.” They hypothesized and then hit the trail. Here they are at work, digging, writing and of course…learning!

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HU sci sctivity log entry

Here are a couple of websites for more information on backyard ecosystems:

Kids corner: definition of an ecosystem

eHow backyard ecosystem article

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