This ECOLOGY CONCEPT lecture will guide students to:
1. comprehend the major ecological units-biosphere, biomes, ecosystems, communities, and habitat.
2.define and understand the various niches(ecological "jobs")-producers, consumers, and decomposers.
3. understand food chains and food webs.
4. investigate how energy flows through food chains by analyzing an energy pyramid
5. understand how producers, consumers, and decomposers relate to each other.
as they explore the living environment.