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Ecology: Crash Course History of Science #38

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Relive the birth of ecology and its different branches. The narrator of the 37th video lesson in a History of Sciences series explains the systems nature of ecology. He then explores the major advances of ecology from a historical perspective.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have collaborative groups choose a branch of ecology to research further
  • Ask pupils to develop a definition of ecology before and after watching the lesson and make a comparison
Classroom Considerations
  • Expects a basic understanding of the history of the United States
  • This video is hosted on YouTube
  • Emphasizes scientific vocabulary throughout the lesson
  • Makes a connection between conservation and ecology
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