Identifying Decomposers Worksheet

The earthworm, the fly, and the mushroom in our free, printable identifying decomposers worksheet all work toward the accomplishment of one common goal: testing how quickly children can recognize organisms that break down dead or decaying organisms. A crucial player in the flow of energy, decomposers are nature’s recyclers. Every student should be familiar with these important animals that make our ecosystem the diverse phenomenon it otherwise wouldn't be, and that’s where this free practice tool enjoys prominent importance! Guide children to observe each picture, think about what it does, and tick if it helps decompose matter in any way. Do check out the included answer key!

We recommend this identifying decomposers pdf for the grade 3, grade 4, and grade 5 kids.

NGSS: 5-LS2-1

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