Life Cycle - Organisms (2B)

PROBLEM: Can the habitat of the schoolyard support life?


MATERIALS: 2 meter string, outside

PROCEDURE: Go outside and measure a circle with a diameter of about 4 meters. Have your partner stand in the center and walk around him with a 2 meter string in you hand. As you walk around in a circle, the diameter of the circle is 4 meters. The 2 meter string represents the radius.

Draw a picture of the plants and animals in your circle in the space below.


  1. About how many plants are there in your circle? 
  2. Are they mostly grass? 
  3. About how many animals did you find?
  4. What kinds of animals were there?
  5. What animal was the most common? 

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