Students understand ecological systems. They provide experiences to assist citizens to increase their sensitivity and stewardship for the environment.
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Middle School Sampler: Science
Focus on inquiry-based learning in your science class with a series of activities designed for middle schoolers. A helpful packet samples four different texts, which include activities about predator-prey relationships, Earth's axis and...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
Mountain Lions in Arizona Lesson 2: The Lion as Predator - Feast of Plenty
Middle and high schoolers examine the basics of a mountain lion's diet by examining food chains and food webs. Learners are each assigned one of the lion's prey species and they must construct a food chain for this animal. They see how a...
6th - 12th Science
New Review Population Dynamics: The Predator-Prey Lab
Wolves eat better when the bunny population increases, but how long does that last? A series of 12 biology lessons uses the sixth installment to explore the predator-prey relationship between bunny and wolf populations. Young scientists...
9th - 12th Science
There's No Such Thing as a Free Lunch
Although mosquitoes are prey to millions of animals, they are also a deadly predator to humans. Through a simulation game, groups of learners explore predator-prey relationships. Over rounds, data is collected and used to create graphs...
7th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Biotic and Abiotic Factors
Don't be a lone wolf, learn how the reintroduction of wolves in Yellowstone Park altered the biotic and abiotic factors. Video describes the impact of biotic and abiotic factors at multiple levels. It highlights the examples of food...
10 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable