Break It Down | PLUM LANDING™

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Title:

Break It Down | PLUM LANDING™

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https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/plum14.sci.life.breakitdown/break-it-down/

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PBS
Type: Interactive/Game

Overview:

Bring on the ants! Players send leafcutter ants and mushrooms—two important rainforest decomposers—into the leaf litter that is built-up on the forest floor, in this interactive game from PLUM LANDING™. In the process, they make healthy new soil that will provide nutrients for other organisms.

Content Standard(s):
Science
SC2015 (2015)
Grade: 5
11 ) Create a model to illustrate the transfer of matter among producers; consumers, including scavengers and decomposers; and the environment.


Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SCI.AAS.5.11- Using a given model, identify a missing part of a simple food chain.


Tags: decomposer, dirt, leaf litter, nutrients, soil
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Author: Stephanie Carver