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Ecology Expert

Division: A- Elementary

NC Essential Standards Alignment: 1.L.1, 1.L.2, 1.E.2, 3.E.2, 4.L.1, 5.L.2, 6.L.2

Event Rules: See 2024 Division A Rules Manual


Teams will be assessed on their knowledge of Marine, Freshwater, Estuary and Arctic ecosystems and biomes. Topics include but are not limited to the ecology of the biomes and the roles and interactions of living and nonliving things within them.


Teams MUST bring a writing instrument. Each team may bring only one 8.5” x 11” sheet of paper, which may be in
a sheet protector sealed by tape or laminated, that may contain information on both sides in any form from any source without annotations or labels affixed


Points will be awarded for the accuracy of responses. Ties will be broken by the accuracy or quality of answers to questions chosen by the event leader.


  • Be familiar with common terms.
  • When studying, make a notebook. Have different sections for for each ecosystem and biome topic.

Event Resources:

2021 Coaches Clinic Presentation
The Case of the Whale Shark Party podcast
2017 Coaches Clinic Presentation
University of California Museum of Paleontology – The world’s biomes
NeoK12 – Games, study tools, videos, on ecosystems