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Examining the Effects of Pollution on Ecosystems
Students examine the different types of tests used to measure the environmental effects of hazardous waste. They work together to determine the impact of pollution on different ecosystems. They read a case study and answer questions to end the lesson.
10th - 12th Science 8 Views 66 Downloads
Ecosystem in a Box: Science, Social Studies, Conservation
Fifth graders demonstrate an understanding of ecosystems to enable them to identify the plants, animals, soil, and habitats that exist in each with an emphasis on conservation and preservation of those ecosystems.
5th Science 15 Views 85 Downloads
Climate Change Effects on Organisms and Ecosystems: You are the Experts!
Seventh graders research about the effect of climate on different ecosystems. In this life science lesson, 7th graders present their research by creating a poster, infomercial, skit or song. They discuss how organisms adapt to climate change.
7th Science 28 Views 107 Downloads
Parts of an Ecosystem
Fourth graders study the Great Salt lake and the ecosystem that encompasses it. They study the relationship between an individual of a species, a population of that species, a community that includes that population, and the ecosystem that includes the community of living things and the nonliving parts of that environment.
4th Science 18 Views 134 Downloads
Fifth graders participate in an outdoor activity to simulate deer and the resources available to them. In this ecosystem habitat lesson, 5th graders observe what is happening as the activity progresses. Students record conclusions about what happened during the activity.
5th Science 11 Views 86 Downloads
Plankton to Penguins: Antarctic Food Web
A well-written lesson plan, second in a series of four, gets high schoolers exploring how the Antarctic food web is impacted by climate change and the associated melting of polar ice sheets. It begins with a PowerPoint presentation about the polar ecosystem.
9th - 12th Science 74 Views 67 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students explore ecosystem enigmas. Pretending to be an ecologists, students solve ecosystem enigmas. They discuss human inventions and how they affect the ecosystem. Students participate in an activity to describe the relationship between predator and prey.
6th - 9th Science 4 Views 18 Downloads
Young scholars identify producers and consumers and construct a food chain from four marine ecosystems. They describe the delicate balance among organisms in each environment. In groups, students discuss the human activities that upset the balance in marine environments.
8th - 10th Science 6 Views 45 Downloads
Parts of an Ecosystem
Fifth graders engage in research that is focused on ecosystems. This lesson is designed to provide a brief overview of the main parts of an ecosystem (ex. the sun, abiotic substances, primary producers, primary consumers, secondary consumers, and decomposers).
5th Science 5 Views 49 Downloads
Ninth graders conduct an environmental inventory on one ecosystem. They collect data, and write an environmental impact statement on that area. Students explain the interactions between different systems found within an ecosystem. Students design a plan to improve an ecosystem.
9th Science 3 Views 13 Downloads
ELD Lesson Plan: Ecosystems
From the depths of the oceans to the peaks of the mountains, your class will see the world with new eyes after this lesson. In a discussion about different ecosystems such as the jungle, the tundra, and the grasslands, they will describe which plants and animals might exist in those regions.
1st - 3rd English Language Development 5 Views 41 Downloads
Dynamics of Ecosystems
A set of guided notes walks your biology or environmental studies learners through the dynamics of ecosystems. They write short answers to questions about the energy budget, food webs, trophic levels, and biogeochemical cycles. One way you could employ this worksheet is to have your class answer the questions as you lecture on these concepts.
9th - 12th Science 31 Views 156 Downloads
AP: Chapter 54: Ecosystems
A lot of learning is packed into these 23 questions about ecosystems. Advanced biology classes apply their knowledge of communities, productivity, biogeochemical cycles, and human impact on the environment by writing short answers for each.
9th - Higher Ed Science 6 Views 46 Downloads