This card set explores ecology concepts like biological and physical components of ecosystems (aka biotic and abiotic factors), ecological relationships, and changes in ecosystems. The situation cards touch on NGSS MS-LS2-1, MS-LS2-2, and MS-LS2-4. This resource is part of a larger bundle - 5E Activity Pack: Changes In Ecosystems
Students are engaged with fascinating real-world examples and given opportunities to write, discuss, and interact with classmates and technology.
These activities are part of a unit designed to meet the following standards:
MS-LS2-1 Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence for the effects of resource availability on organisms and populations of organisms in an ecosystem.
MS-LS2-2 Construct an explanation that predicts patterns of interactions among organisms across multiple ecosystems
MS-LS2-4 Construct an argument supported by empirical evidence that changes to physical or biological components of an ecosystem affect populations.
What’s Included in the 5E Activity Pack?
✻ Engage: Changes In Ecosystems
✻ Evaluate: Ecology Card Game (Formative);
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