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Ecosystem in a Bottle Lesson

Ecosystem in a Bottle Lesson

This lesson plan will introduce the key concepts of what an ecosystem is, how different components interact in an ecosystem, and how various inputs can impact a system. Students will build a TerrAqua investigation column in a plastic bottle and observe and record the changes that take place in the mini ecosystem over time. Step by step directions are included, with illustrations, for completing the experiment. This document may be downloaded in PDF file format.


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