7.EC.5B.4 Define problems caused by the introduction of a new species in an environment and design devices or solutions to minimize the impact(s) to the balance of an ecosystem.
Zebra Mussels are an invasive species that affect the ecosystem in the Great Lakes.
Documents for Research of an Invasive Species.
Information about Plant Invasive Species
Players identify and remove invasive species from ecosystems around the world, in this interactive game from PLUM LANDING. But they must act quickly, before the invasive species use up all the resources! Click on the link below to test your skills!
Invasive species are found all over the world and cause a variety of problems for the environment and the organisms living in it. From reducing the available resources to causing extinction of native species these "invaders" create havoc in the local ecosystem. Click on the link below to see some invasive species from around the globe and view their effects on the native environment.
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