Herbivores, poop and the nutrient cycle

Droppings affect plant growth in different ways and so affect ecosystems.

This article explains the importance of animal dung to ecosystems, demonstrating the co-dependence of ecosystems and is suitable for year 4, 6 and 7 Biology students and year 8 Chemistry students.

 

Word Count: 465

Herbivores, poop and the nutrient cycle

Herbivores, poop and the nutrient cycle

Years: 4, 6, 7, 8

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Topics:

Biological Sciences –  Ecosystems

Chemical Sciences – Atoms

Additional: Careers, Technology

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences –  Interdependence and Ecosystems

Chemical Sciences – Change of Matter