Modeling Science Practices
  • Strategy: Developing STEM Practices & Mindset
  • Skill: Modeling Science Practices

What Lives Under That Dead Tree

Use the scientific practices of ecologist to study the natural world around you. Look under a tree or rock and discover a whole new habitat.

In this activity, you will learn what actually lives under a dead tree.


Things You’ll Need:

  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Clear containers with lids
  • Optional stuffs:
    • Camera
    • Magnifying lens
    • Field guides fro insects, mosses, lichens and fungi