Habitat, Got to Have a Habitat!

Lesson Type:
Classroom lesson
Standards:
Life Sciences
Keywords:
Adaptations
Ecosystems
Geology
Inquiry
Water
Description:
  1. What factors affect the shape of a stream/river? (Erosion; sediment size; forms undercut banks/habitat, speed of water, seasons/how much water in stream etc.)
  2. How do plants affect habitat near water? (Food source, shade source, erosion control, water filtering/cycling, nutrient cycling
  3. What are the impacts that humans have on stream/river habitats? (Erosion; nutrient pollution; diversion/dams irrigation; trash; fishing; invasive species).
  4. What are some things we can do to make a better habitat for fish and bugs? (Depends on your location!)
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