Why are Decomposers Important?

Unit 2: Ecosystems
Lesson 7 of 28

Objective: SWBAT explain the importance of decomposers in an ecosystem.

Big Idea: In this lesson, students will learn about the role of decomposers through the use of teacher posters, video clips, and moldy visual aids. Then, students will summarize their learning by writing a paragraph on the importance of decomposers.

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Science, global warming, abiotic factors, ecosystem, decomposition, biotic
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