Prairie Dogs: Interactions in Ecosystems

Prairie Dogs: Interactions in Ecosystems

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Course
Course
Computational Thinking
Subjects
Subjects
Science
Grade Levels
Grade Levels
6
Duration (hours)
Duration (Approx hours)
3
Overview
This module explores computational thinking in science by examining what would happen to an ecosystem if a keystone species were eliminated. Students will create a visual representation showing the levels of organization of the keystone species to determine what impact, if any, removing the species will have on the ecosystem.
Cyber Connections
Computational Thinking
Section Title
Lessons
Accordion Items
Title
Prairie Dogs: Interactions in Ecosystems
Content

This module explores computational thinking in science by examining what would happen to an ecosystem if a keystone species were eliminated. Students will create a visual representation showing the levels of organization of the keystone species to determine what impact, if any, removing the species will have on the ecosystem.