Type:

Video

Description:

In this video Paul Andersen explains how ecosystems function. He begins with a description of how life on the planet is ordered from large to small in biomes, ecosystems, communities, population, and individuals. He describes the major terrestrial and aquatic biomes on the planet. He then describes interactions at the ecosystem level with food food webs. He also explains the importance of niche, keystone species, and the edge effect.

Subjects:

  • Science > Ecology
  • Science > Geology
  • Science > Life Sciences

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Biomes, ecosystem, community, population, food webs, producers, consumers, keystone species, diversity, edge effects, terrestrial, aquatic,

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
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3
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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2016-11-30.

Component Ratings:


Standards Alignment: 3
Subject Matter: 3
Deeper Learning: 3

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