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Exploring Nature Science Education Resource:

Life Science, Earth Science, and Physical Science Resources for K-12

Decomposition Rots!

Age Level: 4th-7th grade

Objectives: After watching the film and reviewing the information on the worksheet, students will be able to answer the questions and begin to understand how decomposition and dead and rotting trees help the forest and the animals that live there.

Assessment: Discuss the questions with students to verify and assess what they learned in this activity.

Decomposition Rots!
Decomposition Rots! has more than 2,000 illustrated animals. Read about them, color them, label them, learn to draw them.

cheetah, tiger, panda, fox, bear, cougar