Nitrogen Fixation Teacher Resources
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Nitrogen Fixation, OR What a Gas!
Students gain skill in the design, implementation, and reporting of a scientific research project using the scientific method. They set up an experiment to determine the effect of adding the Rhizobium bacteria to one group of legume seeds.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
In this photosynthesis activity, students complete 20 various types of questions related to photosynthesis. First, they match each description in the first column with the correct vocabulary term in the second. Then, students explain how cellular respiration is related to photosynthesis.
9th - 10th Science 24 Views 364 Downloads
In this ecology worksheet, students complete the provided short answer questions as it relates to ecology. Students define ecology and explain how the nitrogen, carbon, and water cycles interact with the environment to affect the food chains within an ecosystem.
7th - 8th Science 25 Views 313 Downloads
Nitrogen Cycle-Stream Side Science
A thorough background and nitrate sampling lab sheet are provided to share with your young scientists. After discussing the nitrogen cycle with the class, you will break them into small groups and show them how to use their inquiry skills and nitrate sampling kits to detect the concentration of nitrate in stream water.
6th - 8th Science 7 Views 53 Downloads
Young environmentalists examine the biogeochemical cycles: carbon, nitrogen, phosphorous, and water. Explanatory notes and colorful diagrams are presented for each, followed by a blank diagram that is filled in click-by-click as a reinforcement.
9th - 12th Science 23 Views 110 Downloads
Mineral Cycling Through the Ecosystem
Students explain the role of different organisms in the food web. In this ecology lesson, students participate in a game to simulate mineral cycling through the web. They discuss the importance of recycling minerals and resources.
6th - 12th Science 34 Views 248 Downloads
AP environmental science or college-level ecology classes will glean a tremendous amount of information on nutrient cycles from this detailed PowerPoint. It covers nutrient requirements, biogeochemcial cycles, decomposition rates, and plant adaptations when nutrient conditions are low.
11th - Higher Ed Science 13 Views 67 Downloads
The Chemistry of Fertilizers
Students use a series of hands-on labs and activities, practice problems, discussions and writing assignments, students investigate about fertilizer chemistry as they break compounds into ions, make a fertilizer and test various fertilizers for phosphate content.
10th - 12th Science 18 Views 83 Downloads
Classroom Aquaponics: Exploring Nitrogen Cycling in a Closed System
Students investigate nutrient cycling in a simplified desktop ecosystem involving aquarium and hydro-ponically grown plants. They set up an aquarium with 10 gallons of water at least a week before the lab is planned and place under-gravel filter in bottom of tank and cover with 5-10 lbs.
9th - 12th Science 4 Views 17 Downloads
How Much Is Too Much? How Little Is Too Little?
Students perform a series of experiments which show that plants require nutrients in certain quantities. They also cooperatively read materials on the nutrient requirements of plants, fertilizers, composting, and soil management, and students identify plant nutrient deficiencies using a specialized key.
5th - 8th Language Arts 33 Views 74 Downloads
Cycles of Life
Fifth graders explore the path of the water, carbon, and nitrogen cycle. They understand the general cycles of each and think through and discover the importance of chemical recycling on earth. Students incorporate the key concepts when observing, examining, and analyzing experiments in the classroom.
5th Science 3 Views 42 Downloads
How Microbes Help Ecosystems
Sixth graders observe different microorganisms under the microscope. In this biology instructional activity, 6th graders draw and describe the samples they see. They study the root nodules of plants and explain how the plants benefit from those bacteria.
6th Science 7 Views 13 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 81 Views 328 Downloads