Learn more about the goods and services provided by ecosystems.
Students suggest ways in how they might benefit from a river. After examining the definitions of the different types of ecosystem goods and services (EGS), students use this information to categorize their initial ideas about the benefits of a river according to the different types of EGS.
Statistics Canada groups ecosystem goods and services (EGS) into three general categories:
More information about the types of ecosystem goods and services can be found here.
Assess your students’ ability to:
Examine how the value of ecosystem goods and services can be measured.
Identify the most important impacts of human actions on the value of ecosystem goods and services.
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