Ecosystems Task Cards


Are you looking for a fun way to review the ecosystems in your classroom? Students will love reviewing with these 28 Ecosystems Task Cards! Makes a great science center, scoot activity, or review game. Digital and PDF versions of the task cards are included.


Ecosystems Task Cards

Are you looking for a fun way to review ecosystems in your classroom? I’ve got you covered! Students will love reviewing with these Ecosystems Task Cards!

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Topics covered:

  • Populations, communities, and ecosystems
  • Living and nonliving things in an ecosystem
  • Food webs
  • Producers, consumers, and decomposers
  • Niches

What’s Included?

  • 28 Task cards
  • Student response worksheet
  • 1 Google Form
  • Answer key

This resource includes two sets of PDF Ecosystems Task Cards. One set has a colorful background and the other set has an all-white background. The questions are the same on both sets of task cards.

What types of questions are asked?

Questions model what students will see on a test, including:

  • Multiple choice
  • Multiple select
  • Fill in the blank
  • Open-end questions

How can I use these task cards?

  • Scoot
  • Science centers
  • Review game
  • Early finishers
  • Daily review at the start of a science lesson

What standards are covered?

These Ecosystems Task Cards closely align with most science standards related to teaching ecosystems. They are also aligned with both the 2010 and 2018 Virginia science SOLs. They are aligned with science SOL 4.5 if using the 2010 standards and science SOL 4.3 if using the 2018 standards.

Is a digital version included?

This Ecosystems Task Cards resource includes BOTH a digital version and a PDF version. The digital version can be accessed through Google Forms and allows students to easily self-check their work. You can also use the Google Forms task cards to track student progress.

When you purchase this product, you will be given access to a link that will allow you to open the file in Google Forms. You’ll then share that file with your students.

What Other Buyers Are Saying:

  • “Fabulous product, very engaging and challenging!!!” (Nazira A.)
  • “These activity cards really helped support the curriculum! Fantastic design!” (Melissa M.)
  • “Excellent resource!” (Haley K.)
  • “I used them as a review resource with my students and it was great!” (Larissa T.)

Want to save money?

These Ecosystems Task Cards are included in my 4th Grade Science Task Cards Bundle for a discounted price!

Don’t Miss Out!

These task cards are the perfect tool for reviewing ecosystems! In addition, they are low-prep and easy to use throughout the year. Your students will have a blast reviewing what they have learned or preparing for end of the year testing with these task cards!


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Other Information:

I recommend printing these task cards in color and laminating so that they can easily be reused from year to year, although this is not necessary. These task cards also print and are easy to read in grayscale.

Check about my blog post all about task cards for games and activities you can play with these task cards!

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