The Forest Ecosystem

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Cost: per classroom

The forest is a dynamic ecosystem and is also an ideal classroom. Through a variety of activities, students will learn about plant life cycles, and the energy transfer through the food web from producers to consumers to decomposers. Seasonal changes allow for variations in themes (e.g. foliage, buds, photosynthesis).

Download Massachusetts Curriculum Standards for this program.

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