This lesson covers keystone species and trophic cascades. It teaches the students what these terms mean and why it is important that ecosystems remain in balance.
Included in this lesson:
1. Powerpoint or SMART notebook presentation on Keystone Species and Trophic Cascades (your choice depending on your software). 16 slides.
2. Three optional writing prompts to accompany the lesson. Don't forget to include some literacy!
You might also be interested in:
Coyote, Rabbit, Grass Trophic Level Simulation
Invasive Species Obituary Project
Ecology Vocabulary Worksheet
Ecology Writing Prompts
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