Population Ecology Teacher Resources
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A collection of photos and accompanying descriptions describing the life cycle of an Adelie penguin is the highlight of this resource. Working in groups, polar explorers match the descriptions to the pictures and create a timeline. An internet link takes you to Penguin Science where your class can then learn more about these fascinating creatures and how they have served as a great source of information about how animals adapt to climate changes.
4th - 8th Science
Study Jams! Population Growth
Along came a spider, who sat down beside her. She screamed, but RJ wouldn't smash it because spiders are a limiting factor for other insects in an ecosystem. In this video, other common limiting factors for populations are listed. Endangered, extinct, and threatened species are defined.
6th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2007
Environmental science enthusiasts show what they know at the end of the year by taking this full-fledged final exam. They answer multiple choice, graph interpretation, and essay analysys questions, 73 of them in all. Topics range from cell structure and function to population ecology.
9th - 12th Science
Bioethics and Effective Health Care
High Schoolers participate in a class discussion on the ethical issues faced in the health care industry today. In groups, they develop their own definition of bioethics and role play the role of one of the various types of members of different ethical systems.
9th - 12th Health
Human Population Ecology: Demography
Students describe the basic concepts of population demography. They collect a wide range of data from an online cemetery database including a variety of places across the U.S. They analyze factors that may have affected human demography over time.
9th - 12th Science
Life in an Ecosystem
Students classify living things according to their characteristics and functions. They observe living things grow, move, use food, and adapt to changes around them. As the students work through the subtasks in this unit, they make connections between the natural and human effects on living species.
3rd - 4th Science
Oh Deer! and English Learner Writing Extensions
Students follow deer through Yellowstone Park and record the number of deer from year to year. In this basic needs of deer lesson, students work in small groups and chart the number of deer each year and give explanations using as scarcity, ample, ascend, and few to describe the reasons for movement or lose of the deer populations.
3rd - 7th Science
Hierarchy Theory and Biotic Hierarchy
Students examine the hierarchy theory and biotic organization by playing a teacher-created card game matching groups of items, such as organelles, in suits of four. They discuss the reasons for their hierarchical organization of the biotic levels.
6th - 8th Science
Environmental Science Buddy
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9th - Higher Ed Science
Review of Populations
Students review the concept of populations. In this Biology lesson plan, students will work with a partner to talk through what they remember from the unit on populations. The class will then begin to work through a concept map as a way to organize what was talked about with their partners.
9th - 10th Science
In the first section, students will create a diorama, that includes a local habitat and shows the plants, animals, and non-living components needed to sustain the area. Students will be using their notes and learning logs for reference, as well as doing research to ensure that they have a viable habitat.
3rd - 4th Science