Ecologist Teacher Resources
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Young scholars construct a model of a biome. In this ecology lesson, students use a shoebox, magazine pictures, paper, and string to create a model biome. Young scholars glue the photos inside the shoe box and draw other objects, such as plants, that would be found in the biome.
1st - 4th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Teaching Kids about the Environment
Fifth graders identify the species of plants and animals found in an environment. They compare these findings to plant and animal species found in an unlike environment. Students acquire and compare soil samples from the two sites chosen.
5th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Ecology of The Sonoran Desert Soil Crusts: Biology, Geology
This lesson is designed after research done on the ecology of soil lichen in the Tucson Basin area during the summers of 1997 and 1998. Its purpose is to guide learners into adopting the problem solving thinking of ecologists. The lesson encompasses all t
6th - 11th Science 6 Views 21 Downloads
Tilman's Ecosystem Survival Kit
Young scholars explore the relationship between species and how species survive and coexist in their specific environments. They read and discuss pertinent facts from the Times article 'Scientist at Work: Ecologists Measures Nature's Mosaic, One Plot at a T
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
In Search of a Land Ethic
Students research the theory that everything is connected to everything else. Students explore the concept of how do we put normative values on our nonhuman environment. Students investigate an ecologist and write an informational paragraph.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 12 Downloads
Plants and Ecosystems
The relationships within and between ecosystems can be explored. after examining an area for living and non-living things young scholars complete the same examination in the forest ecosystem. Students identify abiotic and biotic elements in an environment and compare the data.
2nd - 4th Science 27 Views 282 Downloads
Investigative Case - "Rio Grande Wildlife Refuge"
Students study wildlife management as it relates to ecological principles and whole systems. They role play professional ecologists working for the fish and wildlife service to develop a plan to manage a new wildlife refuge along the Rio Grande River.
11th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Junior ecologists relate how food chains and food webs route matter and energy through an ecosystem. They trace feeding levels of a food chain or food web through a pyramid of energy. As a reinforcement activity, learners construct three energy pyramids using some of their mathematical skills to construct them correctly.
9th - 12th Science 44 Views 158 Downloads
Tallying Local Species to Learn About Diversity
Using this thoroughly-written plan, you can have your junior ecologists exploring local biodiversity. They take a journal outdoors to tally the species that they see. An article is included along with comprehension questions. The author also includes links to other resources and extension ideas.
4th - 5th Science 5 Views 23 Downloads