Zoo School Wednesday : Delightful Decomposers

This month’s homeschool theme at the Akron Zoo is “Delightful Decomposers”.

Objectives

  • Students will be able to define decomposer and scavenger.
  • Students will be able to describe the cycle that energy has to travel through in the ecosystem.
  • Students will be able to explain the differences between scavengers and decomposers.
  • Students will be able to list the types of animals who are typically decomposers.

Vocabulary

  • decomposer
  • scavenger
  • consumer
  • producer
  • energy
  • nutrients
  • cycle
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