NGSS Aligned Resources for MS-LS2-5.
Evaluate competing design solutions for maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem services.
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Schoolyard Biodiversity Investigation Educator Guide
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
In 1980, in the tropical rainforests of Panama, scientists discovered 1,200 species of beetles living in and around just 19 trees, with most of the species new to science—that's biodiversity! In the activity, learners work in teams to...
Limiting Factors to Population Growth: Graphing Population Growth
7th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
If any of the limiting factors in an environment change, both animal and plant populations also change. The video explains two different models of growth and the impact of limiting factors. It highlights the carrying capacity of an...
LS2C - Ecosystem Dynamics, Functioning and Resilience
7 mins 3rd - 12th
How do ecosystems react to change over time? Show your class how natural and man-made factors affect the organisms in an area using the guidelines in a video about standard LS2C. Topics include biotic and abiotic factors, biodiversity,...