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What is the ecological impact that humans have upon our fragile environment? This PowerPoint lesson is designed to teach students about the human behaviors that have consequences for our planet, such as the burning of fossil fuels, overfishing, the clear cutting of forest areas and more. Our stude
This 5 week unit is designed to help teach students about the many impacts humans have had on our environment.
* History -skills and knowledge
* Geography - understanding of nature and the world around us
* Science - understanding the environment and how we impact on it
Get ready for Earth Day! This "Humans and the Environment Complete Unit Bundle" includes everything you need to teach a unit on "Human Impact on the Environment" to your life science or biology students. The bundle contains a 72-slide PowerPoint presentation, lecture notes for the teacher, a guided
Questions to go with the movie Fern Gully- Which is a movie about deforestation. I use this as an introduction to an ecology or environmental unit. Students are asked to identify a food web in the movie, ecological relationships and compare the movie to the current deforestation issues.
This 2-page webquest guides students through a Prezi and online dam simulation, investigating the impact of dams on wildlife and ecosystems.
Aligns with TN SPI 0507.5.3: Use information about the impact of human actions or natural disasters on the environment to support a simple hypothesis, make a
This packet supports the Kindergarten Next Generation Science Standard ESS3 and includes 58+ pages that include the following:
-Human Impact on the Environment activity sheet
-Negative and Positive Things on the Environment activity sheet
-Things That Recycle and Compost activity sheet
This PowerPoint consists of 74 slides of questions and answers and provides an excellent review for your chapter test on the impact humans have had on the environment. Concepts covered include global warming, deforestation, acid rain, the greenhouse effect, ozone destruction, biodiversity, and so m
Ancient Greek music has emerged from a handful of ancient documents inscribed with a vocal notation devised around 450 BC, consisting of alphabetic letters and signs placed above the vowels of Greek words. Ancient Greeks composed music and verse meant to be accompanied by the lyre, reed-pipes, and
Use this set of 2 daily quizzes on "The Human Impact on the Environment" to keep your students studying in the days leading up to the unit exam. Each quiz is 2 pages and includes a teacher answer key. While these are perfect for daily quizzes, they can also be used as homework assignments, classwork
This is appropriate assessment for 4 - 6 science class to discuss the negative impacts of human development in the environment. Students examine visual images of development and then describe any negative impacts they can imagine.
This environmental science worksheet is modified from the middle school environmental curriculum. It is excellent for special education students who require an alternate or modified curriculum.
There are nine human activities on the worksheet with words/pictures. Student is required to circle the
Students will enjoy learning about Human Impact on the Environment with Seek & Find Science Doodles. Human Impact on the environment key terms include waste, air pollution, water pollution, overhunting and habitat loss. Great for student engagement and retention.
Suggestions for Seek & Fi
This activity is designed to help students research and address an environmental issue caused by human impact. It can be used as a right and left side activity in an interactive notebook or as a separate assignment. Although this was created for Life and Environmental Science teachers, it can be ea
These pages outline a summative project about human impact on the environment (Habitat Destruction, Invasive Species, Pollution, Population Growth, Overconsumption, and Climate Change). Students will create a poster summarizing their topics, provide real-world examples and data, and provide solutio
This mini-unit has 3 lessons in it (including a rubric and a worksheet for a WebQuest/Research Day). It also has an assessment activity. The Fourth (First) Lesson of the Unit is sold separately and is a Lorax lesson.
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Students will enjoy learning about Human impact on the Environment and Conservation with Seek & Find Science Doodles. Human Impact on the environment key terms include waste, air pollution, water pollution, overhunting and habitat loss. Conservation key terms include
This is a model and writing project that requires students to design a product from recycled materials. This project finishes our human impacts on the environment unit. This is one of the students favorite projects each year. Note, I have banned the use of Pinterest for this project because it took
Use this set of 2 homework assignments on "The Human Impact on the Environment" to provide your students with quality homework assignments for your ecology units. This resource contains 8 student pages consisting of 68 questions. As I teach my unit on "Human Impact", I assign a portion of these
~Human Impact on the Environment Word Search Puzzle~
A fun and unique word search puzzle with point-based word list to help your students learn and remember key vocabulary terms related to this biology lesson. Includes puzzle solution.
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These are some free response test questions for human impacts on the environment units. They are of varying difficulty from simple recall and explain to applied knowledge essay. They are for 8th graders but I have used them with 7th graders in the past as well.
Aligned the GEORGIA STANDARDS OF EXCELLENCE!
This mini-lesson is meant to be used before teaching environmental concerns in specific areas of the world. This resource provides students with background knowledge on why and how humans impact the environment and the positive and negative consequences
This is a multiple choice and extended response worksheet focusing on the impact that humans can have on the environment in many aspects. Global warming, pollution, and energy usage are examples. There is an answer key provided for teacher use.
greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide, isoline, infrared
This lengthy PowerPoint is rich in pictures and information about how humans impact the environment. Negative ways discussed include mining, agricultural waste and space junk. Positive ways include renewable energy from the sun, wind and water. Animation of hydrodams included and key information
This is the vocabulary test we use for genetics in 8th grade. It includes a fill in the blank, matching portion with a word bank and a write a sentence using the terms section. It also includes a Key for the fill in the blank portion. This is in word format for easy editing and customizing.
An 11 slide power point following the effects of humans on the environment.
Easy to follow text, bright colourful pictures and diagrams.
Slides include the following: human population graph (why increase and decrease over the centuries), pollution caused with full explanations of Acid rain, Globa
A notebook page designed for students to cut out and glue into their interactive notebook to divide individual sections with a tab that will hang out for easy access.
Each divider lists out the standards, an essential question (or questions) for the unit aligned to the standards, key vocabulary ter
This activity requires students to work in small groups to describe how humans impact the world around us. Utilizes technology, prior knowledge, collaboration and presentation of material. Great activity for any advanced science class! Includes rubric for grading!
Great way to easily cover the Human Impact portion of the ecology NGSS MS-LS2-5 + MS-ESS3-4 standards!
This is a simple graphic organizer worksheet that lists the names of 17 ecosystem restoration projects from around the United States, and has students use the internet to find where it is, what th
"Truly wonderful ecosystems project!"
"Very rewarding for teachers and middle school ecology students alike."
Students investigate a problem in THEIR OWN LOCAL ECOSYSTEM!
Students choose from a list of 10 different problems that are universal to many ecosystems (chemical contamination, invasive
What is the impact humans have on our environment? This Comprehensive Bundle is designed to teach about human actions and the impact on our planet. Today's students are our future leaders, therefore it is imperative that we give them the ecological knowledge about topics (including Global Warming,
This unit test / final assessment for a unit on "Humans and the Environment" is an editable test bank of questions that will allow you to make the perfect unit test for your life science or biology students in grades 8 - 12.
There are 51 questions of varying formats on the test: Fill in the blank,
This is a set of 55 enrichment, reinforcement and review task cards for your lessons on "humans and the environment." Students will identify the many ways that humans have changed the biosphere, and will answer questions about ozone destruction, the greenhouse effect and global warming. Students w
This bundle includes Ecology unit notes, as well as a summative project, in which students are asked to evaluate one of several topics re: human impact on the environment. The lecture provides an outline for: species interactions, populations, carrying capacity, levels of biodiversity, calculating
The purpose of this assignment is to research a chosen topic on how humans are currently having an impact on the Earth and then create an educational, environmental poster/public service announcement. The posters will cover topics such as pollution, deforestation, eutrophication, poaching, global wa
This is a 41 question (multiple choice and extended response)unit exam. It deals with the ever important theme of the impact that human activity and population growth has on the environment. Topics such as global warming, habitat loss, biodiversity loss, and pollution are represented on this exam.
This worksheet is intended as an engage piece of instruction. This is a great way to begin your unit on Humans Impact on the Environment. As the future, it also prompts students to "predict" the future.
Pair this activity with my How do YOU impact the environment Doodle Notes!
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Your students will love this activity! After answering a question about Human Impact on the Environment, students will color that area of the picture according to the color code. An answer key is included.
25 slide power point on human impact on the environment. Covers population graph, pollution, global warming etc, indicator species, deforestation, biofuels, digesters, biogas, food production and problems with it.
Have students learn and take notes about the impact human are having on our environment. These doodle notes cover DEFORESTATION, URBANIZATION, and DESERTIFICATION.
For an engage piece to do BEFORE they take notes, check out my How do you Impact the Environment?
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⭐ Your students will love learning about how humans impact the environment with these fun activities!
This unit includes:
✅ Lesson plans & activities
✅ Clean the pond flip up page
✅ Anchor text
✅ PowerPoint activity
✅ Clean the ocean experiment
✅ Emergent reader
❤️ Earth Day
Engaging ecology/ecosystems activity! Middle school students read about 6 examples of overharvesting that significantly affected resource availability, and gather information in a simple graphic organizer worksheet.
Each of the 6 examples of overharvesting is a quick informational reading between
This graphic organizer focuses on the human impacts of deforestation, urbanization, desertification, erosion, air and water quality, and water flow. Students will list possible pros and cons for each impact and list possible solutions to the problems.
5th Grade NGSS Interactive Science Notebook
This notebook resource is for 5th grade teachers in states that adopted the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). If you are not in a state using NGSS, I recommend looking at the All in One Science Notebook Bundle.
This is a supplemental resource f
Human Impact and Climate Change Unit Lesson Sets (NGSS) Middle School
This is your one stop shop for complete lesson sets to teach the topic and standards!! Everything you need to teach Human Impact and Climate Change is included in this set. All you need to add are the lab materials, which I keep
This book is so much more than just a coloring book! It is a complete resource that blends science, literacy and coloring. It includes a variety of activities to help students learn important science topics in a literacy-emphasized manner. The readings provide a complete explanation of difficult sci
An interactive notebook unit that includes 21 INB activities, notes, assessments and more!
This differentiated interactive notebook unit is composed of interactive notebook chapters. Each chapter includes:
• An overview with photos of the completed INB activity
• One page of input notes (differenti
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