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Ask students to apply what they learned from the ocean ecosystem to terrestrial ecosystems. Show students a food web of a historic local forest/pond ecosystem and ask them how people disrupt it. Students can relate it to historic overhunting, deforestation, or the introduction of invasive species. 

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