Plant Ecology Teacher Resources
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Species Diversity in Ecosystems with Different Techniques of Land Management
Students visit numerous places to help in their understanding of Ecology. In this biology lesson plan, students will learn about characteristics and how to identify numerous plants and animals. This lesson allows for many field trip opportunities.
9th - 12th Science 7 Views 18 Downloads
What Parts Are There to a Plant?
Students explore botany by completing plant science worksheets. In this plant anatomy instructional activity, students examine real vegetables in class using magnifying glasses. Students identify the plants anatomy and complete worksheets discussing vegetables.
K - 2nd Science 13 Views 48 Downloads
What Happens to Plant Cells in Hypertonic and Hypotonic Solutions?
Does salt water affect a plant cell differently than fresh water? High schoolers will work together to answer this question through a series of observations of macroscopic and microscopic observations. The investigations are straightforward and easy to follow, and they also lend themselves well to a full lab write up.
9th - 12th Science 46 Views 40 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Learners examine the plants and animals that make their home in wetlands. While observing, they make sketches of the ones they see with a pencil. To end the instructional activity, they use watercolors to paint their flowers and animals at the local wetland.
1st - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Ecology of The Sonoran Desert Soil Crusts: Biology, Geology
This lesson is designed after research done on the ecology of soil lichen in the Tucson Basin area during the summers of 1997 and 1998. Its purpose is to guide learners into adopting the problem solving thinking of ecologists. The lesson encompasses all t
6th - 11th Science 6 Views 21 Downloads
Life Systems - Plant Growth
3rd graders will participate in a variety of tasks which help them to understand the basic concepts of plant growth. Research and reporting skills are developed as they gather information from various sources related to the use of plants by humans for food, shelter and clothing, and in the production of various products.
3rd Science 27 Views 247 Downloads
Plants, Ecology, Seed Planting
First graders use senses to examine objective or events, then gather and interpret data with instruments. They design invention to support or refute hypothesis, then generate, record, and organize data. They improve environmental decision skills.
1st Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Ecology Scavenger Hunt
Who doesn't love a scavenger hunt? Have your class complete a scavenger hunt to become familiar with ecology in this engaging lesson that has them organize their items on a paper bag to illustrate information. Furthermore, learners will create a presentation about their "found" items.
4th - 5th Science 3 Views 45 Downloads
Itaipu Dam and Power Plant (Brazil and Paraguay)
Learners study South America's Itaipu Dam and Power Plant in order to gain an understanding that hydroelectric power is a major means of generating electricity throughout the world. They also look into the environmental impacts that these types of power plants have on the environment and the animals who live there.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 23 Downloads
I Want It! I Need It!
Discuss wants and needs with your elementary ecologists and get them to consider what would happen to our natural resources if we all got everything that we want. Learners play a card sorting game and take an ecological footprint quiz on the Internet.
3rd - 6th Science 24 Views 25 Downloads
The Long and Short Story of Ecological Succession
Seventh graders review the steps of ecological succession in a hardwood forest, and they review the concept of climax community. There job is to discover how succession works in other communities of living things. Students are reminded about biotic and abiotic factors and interdependence of species.
7th Science 20 Views 166 Downloads
Plants and Animals
Seventh graders discover the interconnectedness of plants and animals in ecosystems. In groups, they create a food web and discuss the problems when one link of the chain is broken. To end the lesson, they set up a balanced environment and identify the factors that are needed to keep it balanced.
7th Science 3 Views 14 Downloads
Prairie Restoration and Prairie Ecology
Students collect data as they identify and classify native prairie plants and insects. They create their own population study using a variety of sampling techniques to determine the population density of various species. Students identify various layers of soil through a soil profile.
7th - 12th Science 3 Views 20 Downloads
"Ecological Services" is a unique look at how natural ecosystems provide resources and supportive processes to sustain human life. It examines the value of food production, gases and water recycling, climate moderation, genetic records, pharmaceuticals, and even recreation.
9th - Higher Ed Science 10 Views 34 Downloads