8th Grade Science — Ecosystems Near and Far

Recently, eighth grade students have explored ecosystems near and far. They have focused their studies on Yellowstone and Great Smoky Mountain National Parks.  In addition to the science of ecosystems where they learned of species extinction and reintroduction, they have also been taking a look at the politics and leadership roles within our National Park system.  Seen here, students held a mock public debate between “US wildlife officials” and concerned citizens.

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