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Designing a Real Life Ecosystem!
Learners research abiotic and biotic factors concerning the concept of an ecosystem. Record and analyze data collected. Write a lab report in proper and scientific format with thinking and analytical skills. Work as a cooperative team.
9th - 12th Science 35 Views 133 Downloads
Investigating Local Ecosystems
Students observe a local area for living organisms and their habitats. In this local ecosystems lesson, students complete an online field journal. Students share their findings and sort them into categories. Students visit a website to gather information about their ecosystem.
K - 2nd Science 20 Views 60 Downloads
Food Webs and Making Miniature Ecosystems
Students model a food web and create a miniature ecosystem. In this animal interactions lesson, students engage in a role playing game which simulates a food web. Students then build miniature ecosystems using pop bottles, snails, plants and soil.
6th - 7th Science 47 Views 241 Downloads
Models as Tools for Ecosystem Management
Fifth graders explore the concept of environmental management. In this ecosystem lesson plan, 5th graders discover how models help scientists learn more about managing ecosystems. Students create their own model, make observations and discuss their findings.
5th Science 16 Views 92 Downloads
Reading comprehension and note-taking skills are practiced as young ecologists embark on this journey. Explorers visit a website where they will read about three ecosystems that are in danger. They use interactive programs to build a food web and create a caterpillar.
5th - 6th Science 15 Views 118 Downloads
Endangered Ecosystems Grades 6-9
Students research endangered ecosystems. They complete a variety of online activities regarding these ecosystems and the animals that live in them. They culminate the unit with their own project that traces activity in the ecosystem in which they live.
6th - 9th Science 22 Views 140 Downloads
Modeling changes to Ecosystems Part 1
Young scholars record changes in an ecosystem. In this science lesson students make a hypothesis about changes in a terrarium. They record their observations. The young scholars conduct an experiment to test their hypothesis.
4th - 7th Science 17 Views 159 Downloads
Ecosystems-The Essential Connection
Students develop their abilities to solve problems both in school and in a variety of situations similar to that they have encountered in life. They define the term ecosystem in nature by comparing them to familiar organizational structures.
4th - 6th Language Arts 16 Views 154 Downloads
Managing the Everglades Ecosystem
High schoolers explore the Everglades ecosystem using the Internet. To develop a picture about conservation of resources in the context of the Everglades. Explore relationships between species and habitats. Develop an idea of how human beings have altered the equilibrium in the Everglades.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 12 Downloads
Making an Ecosystem: Aquarium Lesson
Students explore aquariums and terrariums. In this ecosystem lesson, students begin to understand the interdependent relationship between animals and different environments. Students create their own ecosystem using live animals.
6th - 8th Science 14 Views 55 Downloads
Elements of Biology: Ecosystems
Students create a classroom food web using components observed during a field trip. They first watch a video describing and defining the essential components of an ecosystem then they go out to a local park or pond and observe the ecosystem.
9th - 12th Science 7 Views 23 Downloads
Urban Ecosystems 2: Why are There Cities? A Historical Perspective
Second in a series of five lessons, this lesson encourages preteens to consider cities as urban ecosystems. First, they keep a food diary for a few days. They visit the Natrional Agricultural Statistics Service website for current data on food production.
4th - 6th Science 11 Views 28 Downloads
Balance and Flux Reveal How Organisms Are Connected in Ecosystems
Students read about cats in Borneo and discuss role predators play in controlling population size. They map the interdependencies among species. They read about flux in ecosystems and complete a worksheet.
4th - 8th Science 4 Views 18 Downloads