Too Rotten for Me
In this activity, students will observe foods that have been placed in different environments and compare the rates at
which those foods decompose.
Decomposers, ecosystem processes
Real World Science Topics:
- An exploration of the environmental factors that affect food decomposition
- An exploration of how living organisms decompose organic matter
Students will gain an understanding of how different variables affect the rate at which foods decompose.
Activity Difficulty Rating: 2
Each hands-on science activity has been ranked based on
difficulty of set up and how difficult they are to perform. The rating
scale is from 1 to 5, with 1 being the easiest and 5 being the most
Use these quick refreshers to prep for your next class.