Using Protists as a Model of Succession (Part 1/3)

Unit 4: Protists
Lesson 1 of 11

Objective: Students will explain how succession occurs in an ecosystem by noting the changes in a hay infusion over a period of time.

Big Idea: By using protists as model organisms, we can shorten period of time succession occurs so we can observe changes in an ecosystem.

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Subject(s):
Ecology, Science, Developing and Using Models, stability and change, Ecosystem Dynamics
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