Year 4 Resources on Ecosystems from Bradbury Library
Ecosystems can be changed by a variety of factors.
*Interdependence (connection) and adaptations in ecosystems (change)
*Impacts on ecosystems (change and connection)
Key Concepts: Change, Connection, Responsibility
R/C: adaptation, systems, biodiversity
Here are some webpages students can learn with:
Gulliver- Australia Ecosystem Series- Videos on various ecosystems:
A Global Map of Human Impacts to Marine Ecosystems:
Ecosystems: Balance between Food Chains and Energy Pyramids:
Characteristics of Living/Non-Living Things with Mrs. Gren:
World Without Fish: http://www.katu.com/amnw/segments/120990109.html
Bee population impact with pesticides: http://www.columbian.com/news/2013/jun/20/thousands-of-dead-bumble-bees-found-in-oregon/
Design a Habitat: http://www.arkive.org/education/games/design-a-habitat
Australian Museum: Habitats: http://australianmuseum.net.au/Wild-Kids-Habitats
Plastic Bag Statistics:
Videos that could be useful:
What is an ecosystem?
Tell me why – environment & ecosystems:
Mangroves HKWPk Posters:
Ecosystem: What is it?
How Ecosystems Change Over Time: 2 Videos:
Coral Reefs Disappearing:
Habitat/Ecosystem Destruction Videos:
Pink Dolphin Video
Ecosystems: how they interact with biotic and abiotic factors:
The World Without Fish
Mangrove Video Resources:
Mangrove Rehabilitation Projects
Forest China/Mangroves in the Sea Documentary:
Mai Po Marshes
Mrs. Alvarez's other resource creation
Special passwords must be distributed through Mrs. Alvarez if videos are applicable for Y4.