5E Instructional Model Plan:

Components of a Stable Ecosystem 5E Instructional Model Plan

Plan for teaching components of an ecosystem using the 5E Instructional Model as a framework

8 - 10 days

Stable ecosystems are complex and dynamic systems that rely on the interconnectedness between organisms and between organisms and their environment. In this sequence, students explore the components and organization of ecosystems, how energy flows through food chains and webs, and how nutrients are cycled to maintain life.