Quarter 4 Ecosystems Links

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Year in Review Resource Table. Evidence of plate movement. Deep ocean science. Climate Science. Events. The ocean contains a universe of small wonders, an interconnected web of life.

Events

Marine microbes are the root of all this life. Below is a simplifed version of how energy and matter are transferred in the ocean. Each box represents a general class of organisms, for example autotrophs. Education & Outreach. C-MORE Kids' Korner. Understanding C-MORE’s microbial personality quiz Download the dichotomous key and relationship trees (PDFs in English and Español) to discover how we characterized different marine microbes and incorporated them into our special online microbe personality quiz.

Once your students have identified their microbial match, you can use these resources to stimulate discussion in your classroom about how organisms are classified and about the broad range of attributes that enable organisms to occupy various niches. Note: If your students don't have access to computers, you can make — or have them make — a quiz booklet. Just print out the double-sided downloadable microbe personality quiz flipbook (3.2 MB PDFs for grades K–5 in English, and for grades 6 and up in English, Español, or Deutsch), cut each page in half the short way, and then staple into a booklet. “A Day in the Life of Alex Trebek” — Oceanography Jeopardy!

Biodiversity and Evolutionary Trees 3.2. Encyclopedia of Life. PHYLO: THE TRADING CARD GAME. Shimon Steinberg: Natural pest control ... using bugs! Greg Stone: Saving the ocean one island at a time. Barton Seaver: Sustainable seafood? Let's get smart. HOME : Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Luc Besson. Rachel Botsman: The case for collaborative consumption.

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Quarter 4 Case Study

Brainpop on Ecosystems and Biomes. Quarter 4 Self Assessment.