This activity walks students through the creation of an edible model of an ecosystem. The document includes: a detailed ingredients list, preparation & helpful tips, assessment & extension suggestions, vocabulary, illustrated instructions, student activity page, and student activity page answer key.
Vocabulary: scientific model, ecosystem, biotic factors, abiotic factors, producers, consumers, decomposers, atmosphere, hydrosphere, geosphere, and detritus.
Your students will enjoy this hands-on, edible activity. At the same time, they will learn the importance of scientific models and gain a comprehensive understanding of the factors all ecosystems have in common.
This activity is suitable for whole class, small group, or learning center.
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