- Ask the learners if they can remember a few different types of ecosystems: rivers, mountains, sea, rocky shores, ponds, wetlands, forests, grasslands, and deserts.
- Present an overview of ecosystems (definition of ecosystems and types of ecosystems) by using PRESENTATION 1: Ecosystems, Part 1.
An ecosystem comprises of all the living things in an area. The living things being referred here are plants and animals. These plants and animals in a given area are dependent on each other for their survival. They also depend on the environment surrounding them like availability of nutrients, water, air, etc.