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Ecosystem Project
Due Date: 11/18/2016
Subject: fourth grade

Ecosystem Project

Quarter 2

 

In science, we will be studying ecosystems. Your child will recreate an ecosystem inside a shoebox. (www.mbgnet.net/index.html) The following is a list of requirements that must be included. The point value for each item is listed. This project is due on November 18th.

 

Title: Name of Ecosystem (5pts)

 

Student's Name: First and Last (5pts)

 

Ecosystem Design: Inside the shoebox, recreate the ecosystem using any material of your choice. (Construction paper, toy animals, real plants, etc.) Draw and label at least 3 plants in the ecosystem. Draw and label at least 3 animals in the ecosystem. Include any other plants, animals, bodies of water and landforms. (45 pts)

 

Paragraph information: must be written neatly (Total: 45 pts)

 

  1. Plants in Ecosystem: Tell about and describe the physical      characteristics and adaptations (why they are able to thrive in their      ecosystem) of the 3 plants that      were included in the shoebox using complete sentences. (15 pts)
  2. Animals in Ecosystem: Tell about and describe the physical      characteristics and adaptations (why they are able to thrive in their      ecosystem) of the 3 animals      that were used in the shoebox using complete sentences. (15 pts)
  3. Weather: Describe the temperature, storms and precipitation      using complete sentences. (15 pts)