The definition of an ecosystem is guaranteed to get stuck in your head after listening to this song by The Bonus Point Band. Other important ecology words such as individual, population, community, habitat, and niche help round out this song and make it a perfect introduction to a unit on ecosystems and/or biomes. Play the song for your students and see if they can match definitions to their proper terms by the end of the song. You will help to make science class a musical adventure!
A community is made up of different populations.
A population is made up of similar individuals.
A community and its physical environment (repeat)
A population has a certain role
That is called a niche,
And a habitat is the home
Where the population lives.
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