We found 224 reviewed resources for fresh water ecosystems
Study Jams! Aquatic Ecosystems
4 mins 5th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
Mia's friends are fish-sitting while she is away on vacation. Zoe divulges to Sam that different animals need different habitats, and that there are both freshwater and saltwater ecosystems. Examples of the kinds of organisms found in...
Living Organisms as Indicators of Pollutants in Fresh Water Ecosystems
9th - 10th
Learners observe the effects of pollution on living organisms. In this pollution lesson plan, students observe fresh water Hydra and look at their structures and movement. They place samples of pond and lake water on the Hydra and...
Ecosystems and the Flow of Energy
3rd - 8th
Different ecosystems thrive in various places, with a variety of habitats, including specific plants and animals that have adapted to survive in those specific conditions. But they all have one thing in common: all of the energy that living organisms need originates from the sun. Plants use the sun's energy to grow; animals eat the plants; and humans eat the animals. This is just one example that represents the flow of energy in an ecosystem. Here is a collection of videos that describes how energy is passed along from one living thing to the next, and how plants and animals are interconnected through various paths. Note: The videos are listed in the order then are meant for viewing.
Changing Planet: The Warming of Our Large Lakes - Reasons for Concern
7th - 10th
Another A+ lesson on the impact of climate change comes to you from the National Earth Science Teachers Association. In this installment, learners model the stratification of water in lakes due to temperature differences. The lab also...