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  • Ashley Gott

    make the world in a pop bottle! use 2 liter bottles and stuff you can find in the woods. ours is still working a month later! - i remember doing this in elementary school!

  • Jennifer Wu

    Make a world in a soda bottle. Mini ecosystem.

  • Elise Collier

    - soda bottle terrarium (need 2 soda bottles & duct tape, along with gravel, soil, plant...)

  • Lee-Maree Stinson

    Make your own eco system

  • Randie Johnson

    Great summer activity!

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Bottle Ecosystem, This is the most awesome class idea to teach ecosystems! Its self contained and you can observe the activity for the rest of the year. No mess no fuss and all of this cost about 17 dollars.

Here's what you'll need: 3 empty and clear 2-liter bottles clear packing tape aquarium gravel (or fine, rinsed pea gravel) water de-chlorinator (optional) rubber band 4-inch square piece of netting soil mustard, rye or alfalfa seeds fish, snails or other aquatic life elodea or other aquarium plants duck weed crickets, pill bugs or earthworms a couple dead leaves or small sticks

Lots of ideas for school at this site. This is a fun activity for the end of the school year.

bottle ecosystems, I remember doing these in 5th grade...I wanna do these in my class!

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Self Contained ecosystems in a bottle, perfect for a hand on science lab.

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This is a student project to create an ecosystem based on the information given to them. It first enables recall then gives the student to use their creativity based on the recall. This corresponds to NYS teaching standardElement III.3: Teachers set high expectations and create challenging learning experiences for students.

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