Planet Earth - Shallow Seas
This is a worksheet set for students to complete as they watch the Planet Earth shallow seas video. This is a great episode to use when discussing the complexity of food webs. Many of the segments of this episode begin with discussing the source of nutrients that fuel the growth of the algae and plankton, which in turn support the rest of the ecosystem.
Essential concepts: Aquatic ecosystems, food webs, food chains, photosynthesis, mutualism, competition, animal and plant adaptations
Answer Key: Available for purchase at the environmental science instructor resources subscription page.