Ecology Teacher Resources
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Students explore the basics of ecology. They discuss ecological succession, the water cycle and human impacts on the environment. Students explore the owls, succession, the human impact on the environment and complete the "Incredible Journey.
9th - 12th Science 6 Views 54 Downloads
Ecology 13 Human Effects 2
Students identify and explain human effects on the environment. They explore the terms biodiversity, natural resources, ozone and global warming. After exploring all the terms , they connect technology to them and how it effects the environment as well.
9th - 10th Science 7 Views 20 Downloads
Ecology Animal Spotlight Post-visit Activity
Students discuss the highlights of their observations they made in the "Animal Spotlight" at the zoo. They use their observation sheet, or show pictures they made of the exhibit they selected to analyze. Students discuss the key ecological concepts of their animal they observed.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
Seeing Red: Daphnia And Hemoglobin
Learners observe physical features of Daphnia and explain how characteristics allow them to survive, investigate Daphnia's ecological interactions, and observe how Daphnia turn red under low oxygen conditions through increased production of hemoglobin.
6th - 8th Science 4 Views 19 Downloads
Forest Food Chains and Webs
Learners explore forest ecological systems. In this ecology instructional activity, students classify forest plants and animals according to their ecological roles. Learners play a related vocabulary guessing game. Students choose a card on which a forest component is written, and construct an ecological web by passing a ball of string to illustrate the relationships between producers and consumers.
1st - 2nd Science 5 Views 72 Downloads
Students explore the different interspecies relationships namely mutualistic, commensal and parasitic. In this ecology lesson, students investigate an ecosystem disrupted by humans. They formulate an action plan to save it and present their proposed solutions in class.
9th - 12th Science 25 Views 145 Downloads
How Much is That Monkey in the Window?
Students investigate exotic pets and the ecological and personal risks involved in trading and owning such animals. They synthesize their knowledge by creating advertisements that promote the sale of exotic pets and picket signs that protest their sale.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 67 Downloads
The Dead Zone
Students explore the science behind the "Dead Zone" in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico. In this ecological forecasting lesson plan, students do research on the Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone and design an experiment to test their hypothesis as to why the "Dead Zone" exists in the Gulf of Mexico.
9th - 12th Science 7 Views 54 Downloads
Managing Your Energy Budget
Students examine their ecological footprint. In this technology based lesson, students calculate patterns of consumption and suggest ways to decrease their resource usage. This lesson includes several multi-media resources, videos, and extensions.
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills 4 Views 24 Downloads
Guetemala's Changing Forest
Eighth graders compare their local ecological zone to the tropical rainforest. In this natural ecology lesson, 8th graders complete an activity about the differences in ecological zones. They compare their biome to the Guatemalan rainforest.
8th Science 3 Views 11 Downloads
Mad About Madagascar
Learners read/discuss "On Madagascar, A Treasury of Fauna and Flora," examining the issues affecting the biodiversity of Madagascar. They present information on issues affecting Madagascar's ecology, and write policy statements on preservati
6th - 12th Science 5 Views 38 Downloads
How Do We Solve the Problem of Wildlife on Our Roads?
Students analyze data on elk ecology and movements across the highway. In this ecology lesson plan, students research ways to save them from highway collisions. They write a report and present their findings in class.
7th - 12th Science 4 Views 11 Downloads
Flora and Fauna of the Hill Neighborhood
Students compare and contrast the characteristics of plants and animals. In this ecology lesson, students observe the outdoors and describe the relationship among different living things. They relate plant diversity with animal diversity.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 30 Downloads