Lake Ecosystem in the Shoal Area
In this lake ecosystem instructional activity, students draw a picture of a lake, including weeds, small and big fish, aquatic insects, and micro organisms.
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Ocean and Great Lakes Literacy: Principle 6
Whether you're a salty sea dog or a total land lubber, the lakes and oceans of our world have a tremendous impact upon everyday life. Module six in a seven-part series of lesson plans centered on fresh and saltwater literacy tackles some...
6th - 12th Science
New Review Ocean and Great Lakes Literacy: Principle 5
Great food web instruction is in the cards for your class. Inquisitive biology scholars explore the organisms that inhabit freshwater and saltwater in the fifth lesson in a series of seven. Learners play two different card games where...
6th - 12th Science
Ecosystem Interdependence: Managing Salmon for Healthy Forests
Examine the impact the fishing industry has on local ecosystems. The hands-on instructional activity begins with an experiment that tests the effectiveness of fish-based fertilizers. It continues with a computer-based module that...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Deep-Sea Ecosystems – A Tale of Deep Corals
Many have debated which came first, the chicken or the egg, but this lesson debates which came first, the hydrocarbons or the carbonate reef. After a discussion on deep-sea corals, scholars receive a set of questions to research and...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Ecosystems-The Essential Connection
Students develop their abilities to solve problems both in school and in a variety of situations similar to that they have encountered in life. They define the term ecosystem in nature by comparing them to familiar organizational...
4th - 6th English Language Arts
New Review Beavers: The Smartest Thing in Fur Pants
Beavers change the landscape and ecosystems in which they live. They also act as a keystone species and need to be protected. Learn more in an engaging video that is part of a larger playlist exploring biology.
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review In Search of Fossil Fish
Fossil Lake, Wyoming contains the most complete representation of early Eocene life in the world. The first of three videos on location at Fossil Lake discusses the process of finding fossils. It introduces the tools and methods used to...
9 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
LS2C - Ecosystem Dynamics, Functioning and Resilience
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,...
7 mins 3rd - 12th Science
Study Jams! Changes in Ecosystems
Our scholarly friends head to the lake to go fishing and are unpleasantly surprised by the algae filling the water. They talk about primary and secondary succession as different ways that ecosystems are changed. Show the short video,...
5th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable