Compost Bins Investigation

Unit 2: Ecosystems
Lesson 11 of 28

Objective: SWBAT explain the role of decomposers and scavengers in ecosystems.

Big Idea: In this lesson, students will be creating three compost bins to investigate which scavenger (earthworm, darkling beetle, or a roly-poly) will decompose organic materials the fastest.

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Science, global warming, abiotic factors, ecosystem, investigation, scavengers, decomposition, Composting, biotic
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