Ecology Lesson For Kids: Definition & Facts


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What is ecology?

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1. What is an ecosystem?

2. What is an example of an ecosystem?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer these quiz questions to make sure you know what ecology is. You will be asked to explain what ecologists do and the reasons they do those things.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet set you'll test your understanding of:

  • The importance of ecology
  • Ecosystems
  • The reasons ecologists study what they do

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson, such as the reason food webs and food chains are studied by ecologists
  • Understanding key ideas - make sure you can correctly explain main terms, such as ecology and ecosystems
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about why the study of ecology is so important

Additional Learning

If you are still curious about this branch of science, review the lesson titled Ecology Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts. It will make sure you understand:

  • Different ways humans interact with the environment
  • Examples of food chains
  • The different kinds of ecosystems ecologists study
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