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Design a Reef!
Using a miniature coral reef aquarium kit, young ecologists model this unique ecosystem. They research various coral reef organisms and their niches, and they culminate the project by working together to write a report. Use this activity as an enrichment when you are teaching an ecology unit to your life science learners.
7th - 8th Science 6 Views 24 Downloads
Lesson Exchange: Species Interactions (Senior, Science)
Twelfth graders explain relationships and interactions between species, the difference between a fundamental niche and a realized niche. They explore the various species interactions from their classmates through the jigsaw activity.
12th Science 3 Views 13 Downloads
Understanding Interactions Among Local Species and the Local Environment
Students examine the differences between biotic and abiotic factors, explain the difference between habitat and niche and compare how organisms get their nutritional needs. For this local environment lesson students trace the path of energy and matter in an ecosystem.
11th - 12th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Design a Reef!
Students explore coral reef ecosystems. In this ecosystems science instructional activity, students research coral reef ecosystems to determine the major functions the participating organisms must perform. Students construct a miniature coral reef ecosystem incorporating materials necessary for survival based on their research.
6th - 8th Science 4 Views 25 Downloads
Drama in the Salt Marsh
Young scholars are introduced to the various organisms that live in a salt marsh. They recognize adaptations of organisms that live in the salt marsh. Pupils review concepts of the ecosystem and niche. Students explain the different roles in an ecosystem using the example of a salt marsh.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 11 Downloads
In this ecology worksheet, 6th graders will review ecology vocabulary words by circling the word that doesn't belong in each group of words for 6 questions. Then students will determine if 9 statements relating to animal and plant roles in a ecosystem are true or false.
6th Science 28 Views 254 Downloads
Saucony CEO Puts His Foot Down on Loyalty
High schoolers explore the concept of entrepreneurship. In this entrepreneurship lesson, students read an article about a small shoe company who manages to compete with the show giants. High schoolers discuss why this small shoe company has found success.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 24 Downloads
Adaptations to Niches and Habitats
Life science learners measure and record traits of seeds, leaves, and their own hands and then graph the data to find a continous distribution curve. They compare and color diagrams of seven different animals' forelimbs (not included), note the adaptations, and relate them to the animals' habitats.
9th - 12th Science 9 Views 75 Downloads
Science: Where the Worms Live
Students build mine-earthworm habitats to discover their niche in them. They make predictions about what the niche looks like in a week and draw a picture of it. Students notice the tunnels in the soil and how the sand and dirt are now mixed before releasing the worms into the environment.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Fit The Niche
Seventh graders investigate the different types of biological niches there are in the world while gathering information to correctly define the concept. They choose an animal and use the information to design an art project that includes a writing portion that includes at least one paragraph.
7th Science 3 Views 29 Downloads