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"The Fallen Log", Project Learning Tree Pre K-8 Guide, Seventh Edition, page 72, Activity #23


It's amazing how many things live in and on rotting logs.  In this activity, your students will become familiar with some of those organisms.  They'll gain an understanding of how decomposition takes place.  And they'll gain a better appreciation of microhabitats and communities.


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