Biotope Research ProjectLake Malawi
You will be conductingresearch as a group, andpresenting yourinformation using a poster.We will be researchingbiotopes, a type of aquarium design where aparticular ecosystem isrecreated. Wewill vote onthe bestbiotopedesignandcreatethatbiotope inour classaquarium by going toChatuchak and buying theappropriate plants, fish,and substrate.Research will be done inthe library. We will firststart by using books andencyclopedia to gatherinformation. Then will usethe Internet to add detailsthat are still missing. In allof our research we mustrecord our references.After we have gathered ourresearch you will bechoosing 3-5 fish species,3-5 plant species, and theappropriate substrate foryour biotope. We will dothis by playing BiotopePoker, with your BiotopeCards trying to come upwith the best design. Thenyou will be presenting yourdesign as a poster withinformation following thedesign model above.
1) You may type orhand write theinformation.2) Make sure to tryand make the picturesto scale as best youcan. A shark and agoldﬁsh should notlook the same size!3) Make sure toconnect theinformation to thepictures so we knowwhat’s what!
H o w D o W e D o S c i e n c e ?
A T L ’ s
- C o l l a b o r a t i o n - I n f o r m a t i o n T e c h n o l o g y
Johann's MbunaYellow Peacock CichlidElectric Blue HaploCuckoo CatfishMalawi Cichlids (3different)