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Activity 4

Orientation
This activity is designed to allow students to make careful observations and analyze and integrate them into a coherent essay.
Materials
Writing paper.

Write an essay (ask teacher for guidelines on format and length). In this essay, describe a niche and the animals and plants within it with which you are familiar. For example, the niche may be in your backyard, a farm, a park, or a place that you and your family go to often.

After describing the niche, explain what kinds of things could change or damage this niche. These can be caused by nature or by humans. Then summarize what can be done to protect this niche and the populations of animals that live in it.

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