Mina Padi Innovation Village was a potential village for natural resources in cultivating rice and fish on the same agricultural land. The innovation villages studied in this study were Janten and Margoluwih villages, which had different topography. This study aims to analyze the local potential of Mina Padi ecosystem found in Janten and Margoluwih villages as a learning resource in ecology courses, third semester biology education students by integrating project learning and utilizing biology simulation applications in learning activities. This study used descriptive qualitative and exploratory methods. Data collection techniques used observation, identification, and documentation. The result of local potential was in the form of utilizing village natural resources into an innovative agricultural land, which has its own peculiarities different from other villages. The local potential of Mina Padi innovation village was in accordance with the study of structural and functional concepts of ecosystem, community and population ecology, freshwater aquatic habitat ecology, and artificial ecosystem. The local potential of Mina Padi innovation village has the potential to be a source of ecological learning material.
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Article Type: Research Article
Agricultural and Environmental Education, 2023, Volume 2, Issue 1, Article No: em003
Publication date: 16 Mar 2023
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