Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix
Leaf Litter Critters
Have fun on this poetic tour through the leaf litter layer and dig into the fascinating facts about the tiny critters who live there.
Nineteen poems in a variety of verse forms with accompanying science notes take readers on a decomposer safari through the "brown food web," from bacteria through tardigrades and on to rove beetle predators with other busy recyclers in-between. Glossary, hands-on investigations, and resources are included in the back matter.
Lessons Associated with this Resource
- It's a Dirty Job
- The Case of the Missing Pumpkin
- The Rotten Truth
- Working Worms