Topic: Understanding life systems interactions in the environment
Design Challenge and Investigation: Students will research, design, and build a cylindrical ant farm. They will use their ant farms to conduct an investigation of interactions within its ecosystem. Students will learn and use vocabulary such as sustainability, biotic, abiotic, ecosystem, community, population, and producer. Students will present or submit a report on their progress through the Technological Problem Solving Process and their investigation of their ant farm ecosystems.
OCTE 2012 – Elementary Conference Workshops