Ecology Activities Select from the activities below. Each category of activities has a different point value. You must complete activities that add up to at least150 points. Your final grade will be determined by the accuracy of the information and the thoroughness of your activity. Have fun! A = 20 B = 30 C = 40 1. Describe your biome, ecosystem, 1. Write a rap song about Rachel Carson, 1. Create a superhero that prevents species from going extinct. Draw a picture of community, population, and species. Barry Commoner, and/or John Muir. 2. Make a comic strip that shows the 2. Find 2 plants that are non-native to your superhero and write a story about relationship between a predator and its Phoenix, Arizona. Write ½ page about how your superhero has saved species. (1 prey (6-8 panels in color). them and include pictures. page story in addition to the drawing). 3. Use at least 3 examples to explain why 3. Choose an organism. Have your organism 2. Create a crossword puzzle using at least 15 decomposers are good (1/2 page). write a letter to his cousin that lives in the ecology-related words. Must have a key. 4. Create an experiment that would test if a same biome but in a different part of the 3. Draw a scene showing at least 15 biotic population of birds migrate or immigrate. world. The letter must describe the and abiotic examples and have a classmate organism’s habitat. (1/2 page) try to find them all. List each of the Include your hypothesis in the correct format. examples on a separate sheet of paper. D = 50 E = 60 F = 70 1. Write a creative story that describes how 1. Write a script for a play about habitat 1. Create a newspaper that specializes in an ecologist affects the environment. (at destruction and habitat restoration. Environmental Science including the least 1 page). Include cast, stage directions, settings, causes and affects of pollution, acid rain, 2. Find an article from the newspaper and character descriptions, and narration. and clear vs selective cutting (At least 3 write about how it relates to the study of 2. Perform a puppet show that demonstrates stories and 2 ads). Must be in color. ecology. (1 page). the difference between consumers and 2. Research the career of a Conservation 3. Survey at least 3 of your family members. producers. Must have at least 2 different Biologist and explain the importance of How are their niches different from one characters and 2 scenes. biodiversity. (1 page, 2 sources with another? (at least 1 paragraph response bibliography ). for each person interviewed and a 4th 3. Create a game about Competition, paragraph comparing/contrasting their including limiting factors, predators, and niches) prey. Must include all necessary materials and instructions.