Ecology Teacher Resources

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High schoolers explain the connection among tectonic events and ecology. In this earth science lesson, students listen to an Elder talk and explain the effects of tectonic events to the environment. They write a reflection journal at the end of the lesson.
Students discover the science of ecology. In this science lesson, students define and use the competitive exclusion principle to study the habitat of the environment. They discuss producers, consumers and decomposers.
Students research ecology terms, define the terms, given examples of the term, and present the term to the class. For this ecology terms lesson plan, students use PowerPoint to present their term.
Students listen to a lecture about the basics of Ecology. They take a field trip in which they observe a specific organism and their characteristics.
Students explore a hardwood forest. For this forest ecology lesson, students examine the diversity and animals and plants as they explore their habitats at Poricy Park Conservatory. Students determine how biodiversity and abiotic elements contribute to the livelihood of the environment.
Students are able to transcribe to scale the plant features of a common landscape. They determine true north and south and collect and record data on a table. Students calculate a rating for and describe a definition of insulation and insulation. They determine the 'ecological quality' of a landscape in a quantifiable manner.
Have your class create a PowerPoint presentation on ecology using this resource. Learners use research they have done on the imbalances between predators and prey to create a presentation. They use data, pictures and more to supplement their work. This is a great way to have your class display their knowledge.
Students conduct an ecological assessment of a small area on school property and apply findings to the greater area. They inventory the plant and animal population of a sample area and extrapolate results to a larger area.
Students explore the environment by researching mining. In this ecological dangers lesson, students define cyanide and discuss why it has potential to be a great threat to our environment during mining expeditions. Students examine many different rocks in class and determine if they were mined or not.
Fifth graders follow an outline which helps them design an ecologically sound city. The city is required to include the laws for the city to help make all citizens aware of their ecological responsibilities.
Students study the meaning of ecological community and recognize its complexity.  In this ecology lesson plan students diagram a food web.
Fifth graders design an "ecologically sound" city.
Sixth graders engage in a activity that is about the designing of an ecological friendly city. They conduct research using a variety of resources that include the internet. Students write and design a city that includes ecologically sound sources of energy and waste disposal.
Learners examine the concepts in the ecological organization unit.  In this ecological lesson students explore news articles that have to do with the study of ecology. 
Eighth graders identify the living and nonliving components of an ecosystem. In this ecology lesson, 8th graders explain the role each organism plays. They participate in class discussion and answer a quiz at the end of the lesson.
Eighth graders examine how humans affect various ecosystems. For this ecology lesson, 8th graders discuss different ways that contaminants enter the stream. They explain the consequences of eutrophication in lakes.
Amazing! Any 5th grader would be more than willing to participate in this project. Students are broken into groups, each group reads one book from a list of five. They use their book as the basis for choosing an animal and environment to conduct Internet research on. They then use IMovie to create an animated film depicting what they have learned about their animal, its environment, and human impact. All necessary attachments are included.
Students identify the different taxonomic classifications of organisms. In this biology lesson, students create their own organisms and make some changes according to environmental conditions. They present their work in class.
How much trash does an average family produce in 24 hours? Where does that trash end up? Get your youngsters thinking about ecology and conservation as they discuss the impact pollution has on the marine environment. After a deep discussion, children are prompted to participate in a school-wide cleanup project. A food chain song is included to help learners consider how pollution affects all living things.
Keep your students engaged with some outdoor activities this spring!