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What is a niche? What is a community? What is adaptation?

Two black-necked stilts in the water
Photo by Jean Zou

This activity will help students understand the term niche. Students write a newspaper-style want-ad looking for an organism to fill a certain niche.

Students will choose an organism that lives in the San Francisco Bay and write a 30-50 word ad in the style of the want ads in the newspaper.

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