Identifying Decomposers

EXPLORATION PRIMARY ELEMENTARY |  SCIENCE Identifying Decomposers Students will learn how to identify decomposers. Time 45 minutes Setting Inside or Outside Collection Group ROTTING AWAY   Standards S2L1b. Students will relate seasonal changes to observations of how a tree changes throughout a school year. S2L1d. Students will identify fungi as living organisms. S2E3a. Students will…

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Rotting Away

COLLECTION PRIMARY ELEMENTARY  |  SCIENCE Rotting Away Students will review the tree life cycle and then extend their understanding to the rotting of the logs. Students will learn about the different decomposers (fungus, bacteria, invertebrates) then search for evidence of them in the garden. Concepts: Tree Life Cycle | Fungi | Decomposition Essential Questions How…

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