Biospheres in Your Backyard
This Biospheres in Your Backyard lesson plan also includes:
- Join to access all included materials
Students collect data from a local river biome. They use the information for metric conversion and graphing equations. They study the components of what makes up a biosphere and how math is used to analyze one.
6 Views 25 Downloads
Hoo Eats Who and What is What in Your Own Backyard?
Bird is the word! Teach life science scholars the importance of our feathered friends and the roles they play in our ecosystem. Using the plan, learners investigate the birds in their areas, determine the biotic and abiotic factors that...
6th - 8th Science
Geometry: Extended Performance Task Plan for Backyard Oasis
Backyards are made for relaxing ... not doing math! Young mathematicians design a backyard based on a list of client specifications. They calculate areas, write equations for the path of a fountain, and research costs for a garden.
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Biodiversity in Your Own Backyard
As one of the most biodiverse places in the world, Monteverde Park in Costa Rica is home to more than 100 mammal species, more than 400 species of birds, over 10,000 insects, and over 2,500 types of plants. In this final activity in the...
7th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Connect the Spheres: Earth Systems Interactions
Is everything really connected? Take your class on a walk outside, where they will make observations and write them down on a worksheet. Once they are back in the classroom, learners will work to determine if and how things like birds,...
4th - 8th Science
The Anthropocene and the Near Future: Crash Course Big History #9
The Anthropocene covers the last century in an unofficial geological era. An informative video considers both the pros and cons of progress. It discusses the environmental impact, changes in lifestyle, political changes, wars, and...
12 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
LS2A - Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
Everybody needs somebody... especially in nature! Show your young ecologists the finer points of NGSS standard LS2A, Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems, using the helpful ideas in the video. The narrator discusses the...
8 mins K - 12th Science