What Makes Up an Ecosystem?

Look at the picture below. Can you think of other living things that might be included in this ecosystem?

Ecosystem Illustration

1. Add living things to the picture. Be sure to label them.

2. Changes can occur in ecosystems. How would the living things in this ecosystem be affected if somebody cut down the tree?

3. What would happen if the pond dried up?

4. Why is it important to protect ecosystems?

Answer Key
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