A Delicate Balance
Students investigate energy balance equation for five fictitious middle school students by using an energy balance clinic scenario.
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Biome Basics with a Disastrous Twist
Bored with your current biome bag of tricks? This bundle is a bountiful bag of biome fun! Travel the globe with seventh graders and explore the biotic and abiotic factors that define our world's biomes. Then, introduce a little chaos to...
7th Science CCSS: Designed
The Delicate Balance - Iowa's Natural Resources
Discover the natural resources in Iowa by studying it's history. In this environmental lesson plan, your students will observe a topographical map of Iowa and identify where its most valuable resources are. They complete an Iowa name...
3rd - 12th Science
Feedback Loops: How Nature Gets Its Rhythms
Explore the role of feedback loops in maintaining nature's delicate balance with this short science video. Introducing the concepts of positive and negative feedback, multiple examples are presented that explore the intricate web of...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Leopard Seals and Penguins: A Delicate Balance
Students research basic information about leopard seals and the Antarctic ecosystem. They draw diagrams of the Antarctic food web and predict factors that could potentially change its structure. They write paragraphs describing their...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
America's Underwater Treasures Viewing Guide
Students complete a worksheet while watching a video about how humans affect the ocean environment. They discover the need for a practice of balancing fisheries and their fishing practices. They examine how scientists use data to help...
5th - 8th Science