The Lessons on the Lake Logo Chapter 7: Ecosystems in Delicate Balance
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Chapter 7 Essential Questions

  1. What is an Ecosystem?

  2. What is Biodiversity, and why is it important?

  3. How can we preserve the delicate balance of the ecosystems in the Lake Pontchartrain Basin?

  4. What's the story behind the threatened, endangered, or introduced species in the Lake Pontchartrain Basin?

  5. How do I make an informed decision about a complex issue that threatens the ecosystem?

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Unable to turn their heads sideways, a manatee must move its entire body to look in different directions.
  1. Ch. 7 Intro
  2. Essential Questions
  3. Ecosystems
  4. Energy Flow Through an Ecosystem
  5. Healthy vs. Unhealthy Ecosystems
  6. Biodiversity
  7. Threatened and Endangered Species in the Basin
  8. Decision Making and Issue Analysis
  9. Ecosystem Tumble
  10. Activity: I'm a Survivor