Aquatic and Terrestrial Ecosystems Unit will provide you with lots of fun, hands-on activities to teach students about aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems! EVERYTHING you need to teach a science unit about aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems can be found here! This two-week unit includes:
+ 6 Science Lessons on Everything Aquatic and Terrestrial Ecosystems: Lessons teach students about examples of populations and communities within aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems, resources available to organisms in an ecosystem (abiotic and biotic), the similarities and differences between aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems, the types of aquatic ecosystems, the types of terrestrial ecosystems, ways humans can help protect ecosystems, and how to make predictions about what would happen to an ecosystem if one type of organism died out. Hands-on components include demonstrations, sorts, a foldable, and a research project. All lessons are aligned with state standards and are made for teachers on a budget.
+ 14 Worksheets
+ 4 Hands-On Activities
+ 4 Entry/Exit Tickets
+ 3 Sorts
+ 2 Posters
+ 1 Foldable
+ 1 Research-Based Activity
+ 1 Quiz
+ 1 Test
+ 2 Sets of Word Wall Cards: One set of word wall cards with pictures and another set with only the term on each card.
+ 1 Time Line of Suggested Activities: Provides a timeline for using the activities and experiments included within this set and provides links to websites featuring videos of concepts being taught.
+ Answer keys included throughout
+ PDF & Digital Activities: 14 worksheets, 4 entry tickets, quiz, and test (24 digital pages total) are also available in digital format and can be shared with students using your Google Drive.
Terms used throughout unit:
- Aquatic Ecosystem
- Terrestrial Ecosystem
- Salt Water Ecosystem
- Fresh Water Ecosystem
- Temperate Forest
- Tropical Rain Forest
Virginia Science SOL: 3.6
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. This bundle is 750+ pages and includes everything you need to teach science for an entire year! It has been priced so that you get one unit for free!
When you purchase this product, you will be given access to a link that will allow you to open the file in Google Slides. You’ll then share that file with your students. The slides can be printed and adapted for students who prefer to answer the questions by hand. You can also view and print a student's completed version of the slides.
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