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Ecosystem Dynamics

Explore patterns of change for the different communities in the temperate biome: fields, forest, and wetlands. Identify how organisms relate with one another (predation, mutualism, competition, dependency, and parasitism) and revisit how organisms are adapted to their environment and how energy moves through trophic levels.

Program Location(s):

  • Broadmoor, Natick

Grades:

6, 7, 8

Price:

Adult - $11.00

See current brochure for rates.

Learning Standards Supported:

  • 7-MS-LS1-4 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal beh., plant structures repro.

  • 7-MS-LS2-1 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - resouces relates to population size

  • 7-MS-LS2-2 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - competition/predation/parasitism/etc.

  • 7-MS-LS2-3 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - matter and energy cycling

  • 7-MS-LS2-4 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - ecosystem disruptions can shift pop.

Contact:

For more information email us - [email protected].