Community Ecology Bundle

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This complete teaching unit plan on "The Ecology of Communities" contains 10 separate products. It includes everything you need to teach a unit on community ecology to your life science or biology students.

When appropriate, I have included each product as an editable Word document, and I have also included each product in PDF form. Each of these products is sold separately in my TpT store, but buying the entire unit in one download will save you money. If each of these products were purchased separately, the total cost would be $25.49. I am selling the complete bundle of products for $18.99, a saving of 25%.


For Even Greater Savings: This complete unit bundle is included in the following MEGA - Bundle. Click the link below to view this bundle.

Biology Full Year Curriculum


All answers are included.

The products included in this teaching bundle are:

Community Ecology PowerPoint with Notes for Teacher and Student

Community Ecology Quiz / Review Worksheet

Lab: Soil Communities

Lichens: Informational Text, Critical Reading and Lab Activity

Community Ecology REVIEW Powerpoint of 50 Questions/Answers

Community Ecology Homework and Study Guide

Community Ecology Unit Test

Predator Prey Informational Text and Graphing Activity

FREE Graphing and Data Analysis Activity on the Symbiotic Relationships of Mycorrhizae

Set of 6 Ecology Crossword Puzzles

Topics Covered:

1. Community Interactions: Definition of community, types of community interactions such as competition, predation, symbiosis, mutualism, commensalism, and parasitism.
2. Competition: Definition of competition, resource, competitive exclusion principle, character displacement, many examples, resource partitioning, the result of organisms having identical niches.
3. Predation: Definition, examples, predator, prey, the role of natural selection, adaptations found in predators, adaptations found in prey, mimicry, adaptations found in plants and herbivores.
4. Symbiosis: Definition of symbiosis, types of symbiosis, mutualism, commensalism, parasitism, and examples of each.
5. Properties of Communities: Species richness and diversity, definition of species richness, definition of species diversity, the species-area effect, the result of habitat destruction.
6. Succession: Disturbances, definition and examples of disturbances, types of succession, primary succession, examples of primary succession, secondary succession, examples of secondary succession, pioneer species, climax communities.
7. Succession in a Marine Ecosystem: A Whale-Fall Community.

The PowerPoint consists of 56 slides that are colorful, informative and visually stimulating. Pictures and diagrams are included that will greatly enhance your instruction to your students. This product also includes a set of notes for the teacher and a set of notes for the student. The students get an outline of the notes that they fill in as the PowerPoint lesson is being presented.

This teaching bundle is appropriate for all biology students in grades 8 - 12.

Introduction to Ecology PowerPoint with Notes for Teacher and Student

Population Ecology PowerPoint with Notes for Teacher and Student

Ecosystems and the Biosphere Part 1: Energy Flow and the Recycling of Matter PowerPoint with Notes for Teacher and Student

Ecosystems and the Biosphere Part 2: Biomes of the World PowerPoint and Notes

Humans and the Environment PowerPoint and Notes

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Community Ecology Bundle
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