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African Ecology and Art
Explore Samburu culture as students examine art work by many artists and compare and contrast their styles. They view Kenyan images and find Kenya on the map. Students identify conflict in the animal world and draw animals and record in journals what they have learned.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 54 Downloads
Rapid Ecological Assessment
Using a stretched wire coat hanger as a quadrant, small groups of junior ecologists take population samples. They combine their findings to make a general ecological assessment. Unfortunately, within such a small square, there will rarely be much wildlife to count.
5th - 8th Science 3 Views 27 Downloads
Managing Your Energy Budget
Students examine their ecological footprint. In this technology based activity, students calculate patterns of consumption and suggest ways to decrease their resource usage. This activity includes several multi-media resources, videos, and extensions.
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills 5 Views 25 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 11 Views 39 Downloads
How Do We Solve the Problem of Wildlife on Our Roads?
Young scholars analyze data on elk ecology and movements across the highway. In this ecology activity, 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
High schoolers 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 6 Views 32 Downloads
Historical Harbor Habitats
Tenth graders create food web displays in the classroom. In this ecology lesson, 10th graders identify the different pollutants in the environment and their effect on organisms. They collect samples of sediments from the harbor and analyze their chemical composition.
10th Science 3 Views 12 Downloads
Mitigation and Adaptation
Eleventh graders interview people in the community regarding their idea of sustainability. For this ecology lesson, 11th graders determine the different factors to consider when making important decisions. They differentiate reactive and proactive adaptation.
11th Science 6 Views 15 Downloads
Vernal Pools- A Monitoring Project Linking the Outdoors to the Curriculum
Students will learn scientific inquiry through activities such as collaborative research groups using inquiry-based learning strategies, learning centers, field study of a vernal pool (including data collection techniques and seasonal documentation), journal writing, and computer-based data analysis and presentation.
7th - 12th Science 3 Views 11 Downloads
Junior biologists design and maintain a website about a zoo by researching, classifying, and providing the correct habitats for the animals they choose to have in their zoo. This technology-based project can last over an entire semester and incoporates classification and ecology concepts.
8th - 10th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Earth Day Jeopardy for Special Ed grades 3-12
Get your special-needs learners all set for Earth Day! Use these developmentally appropriate questions and answers related to Earth Day concepts, which include recycling, conservation, pollution, and ecology. Note: Check out LessonPlanet's collection of Jeopardy Style PowerPoint games and activities.
3rd - 12th Science 19 Views 81 Downloads
All Hats for Ecology: Solid Waste Presentation
Students investigate community issues with solid waste. In this mock trial lesson plan, students examine the issues of solid waste from an ecological and economical perspective. They will develop a mock trial which encourages preservation of the environment.
9th - 12th Science 5 Views 26 Downloads
Ecology, Nutrient Cycles, Populations
You will get much mileage out of this resource. It is three presentations in one! Standard general ecology information is included within these 69 slides. The first segment deals with levels of organization, biotic and abiotic factors, biomes, biodiversity, and the flow of energy.
6th - 12th Science 92 Views 338 Downloads