Ecosystems: Islands & Otter Things
HW: Finish Trophic Levels & Population Questions
CW: Gore-Killa Islands Handout with paragraph summary.
DN: Start the Gore-Killa Islands Handout worksheet by calculating the biomasses at each level.
5min Students complete the Do Now by calculating the biomasses.
10min Students finish the Gore-Killa Islands handout by determining how many Gore-Killas and Too-Kens can live on each island; drawing them; and then explaining why there is a difference in the Gore-Killa populations (include the terms: producer, primary consumer, energy, 10%, and more/less).
5min Students share answers.
5min Watch video on sea urchins.
10min Class answers chart questions from Trophic Levels & Populations worksheet in small groups and with the class.
5min Students turn in Gore-Killa Island handout and complete other as homework.
5min Collect materials. Clean up. Wrap up.