What do you need to know to solve the problem or make the decision?
Keep in mind the big question, "How do organisms interact with and respond to the environment and other organisms?"
Make a list of additional questions that will help guide you in your research of this ecosystem and its natural organisms.
The following list may assist you in writing your questions.
- Unique features of this ecosystem
- Populations of organisms living at all trophic levels; producers, consumers, decomposers
- Energy flow in the ecosystem
- Biotic Data
- Abiotic Data
- Human issues affecting the ecosystem
Show your list of questions to your teacher before you begin your research.
Open the Notes Sheet and type in your questions in the green column. Save as directed by your teacher.