Studying decomposing logs helps students understand physical changes, cycles, and relationships among species. Students explore the biodiversity of species and the relationships between natural forces and species in an ecosystem. Scientific skills at this level include close observation of nature to describe, collect, organize, and analyze scientific data. Mathematical skills include the measurement and graphing of data to document and communicate scientific evidence.
Investigate a log habitat to:
Print out all worksheets and datasheets. Each student will likely need a copy.
Follow the link below to the first step of the online student lesson.