Stage 2 Assignment Questions

Name: ______________________________________

Date: ______________________________________

Name the organism you chose from the food web. _________________________________

Is your organism a producer, consumer or decomposer? ___________________________


You will work individually to answer the following questions which relate to the organism you chose from the food web your group drew in Stage One. Each person will turn in this completed question page, a rough draft, and a final one page, double-spaced typed paper. Note: You may follow the link on the process page, choose a graphic organizer, and print one if you feel this will help you.

    1. What role does your organism play in the tidal marsh food web?

    2. How might the abiotic and biotic factors lead to changes in its abundance in the tidal marsh ecosystem?

    3. How does the abundance of your organism affect its neighbors in the food web?