Biodiversity Teacher Resources
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Students practice the scientific method in the classroom, either in preparation or as a substitution for real-world field experience. They examine a simulated biodiversity research situation, using a "mini-plot" or sampling square protocol, and select their sampling parameters, collect data, and classify "species".
8th - 12th Science 9 Views 44 Downloads
Backyard Birds: Who's Who Out There?
Learners practice techniques of field observation and data-gathering while studying local bird population, describe ecosystem as complex combination of elements, which can affect or be affected by each other, and determine effects of human intrusion on bird life.
3rd - 4th Science 4 Views 13 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2009
Emerging ecologists need a full understanding of life, from the inner workings of a cell to the complex relationships among organisms. This examination is meant to assess high schoolers after an entire year course on the living environment.
9th - 12th Science 15 Views 160 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2005
The 2005 version of the Regents High School Examination in the area of ecology is as comprehensive as previous years' exams. It consists of 40 multiple choice questions on everything from the structure of DNA to the interactions within an ecosystem.
9th - 12th Science 20 Views 114 Downloads
Tree Diversity Activity
Class members become tree huggers with this terrific study of biodiversity among trees! They do so by examining different characteristics of trees: shape, leaves, bark, fruit or seeds, etc. After examining five concepts, they use their knowledge to design a community landscape.
5th - 9th Science 11 Views 34 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2010
This exam touches upon every topic within the typical first year biology course.. A broad variety of question styles give high schoolers every opportunity to show what they know. Why start from scratch when a comprehensive final exam is easily available to you?
9th - 12th Science 35 Views 130 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2003
The living environment, from the interior of a cell to the complex relationships among populations, are queried in this final examination. Learners look at air pollution maps, diagrams of cells, population graphs, and drawing of cells. They answer multiple choice, graphing, and written response style questions.
9th - 12th Science 24 Views 101 Downloads
National Marine Sanctuaries Fish
Information is provided on Gray's Reef, Florida Keys, and Flower Garden Banks marine sanctuaries. Young marine biologists then visit the FishBase and REEF databases to collect fish species information for each location. They then complete a data table comparing the different marine sanctuaries.
9th - 12th Science 8 Views 21 Downloads
Maintaing Species Diversity in our Fragile Ecosystems: Why Are Animals Threatened or in Danger of Extinction?
Young scholars comprehend the importance of wildlife conservation by behaving like conservation biologists. They define biodiversity and study biodiversity of a local habitat. Students analyze difficult choices involved in protecting biodiversity.
6th - 10th Science 5 Views 67 Downloads
Tropical Forest Food Chain
Learners explore the interdependence of the animals and plants in tropical rainforests. They explore the importance of conserving biodiversity and tropical food chains. They create a tropical forest food chain and identify species that live in the Caribbean National Forest.
2nd - 6th Science 8 Views 119 Downloads
An Investigation in Biodiversity
Although the lesson was written for learners about to visit an aquarium, there is plenty of valuable material here, even without access to the specified exhibit. Advanced biology or environmental science learners are introduced to convergent and divergent evolution concepts and compare the homologous or analogous structures of otters, seals, and sea lions.
9th - 12th Science 4 Views 32 Downloads
Students investigate the many varieties of both tropical and freshwater fish, and find out about the anatomy of these creatures. They explore biodiversity in bodies of water, including information about coral reefs, and study the effects of people on these environments and the fish that live in them.
1st - 6th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Short and sweet, this presentation introduces tiny scientists to biodiversity. They view pictures of three different dogs and four different spiders and compare their physical characteristics. Explorers are then sent outdoors to find different live spiders so that they can draw them.
1st - 3rd Science 5 Views 4 Downloads
The Dam Builders
Learners examine biodiversity issues. In this European beaver lesson, students visit selected websites to discover information about the reintroduction of the species in Britain. Learners complete the included biodiversity activities.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads