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Digital Environmental Science Bundle for Distance Learning

Grade Levels
9th - 11th
Formats Included
  • Google Drive™ folder
  • Internet Activities
  • Webquests
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    Looking for Environmental Science lessons for a 1:1 classroom or a virtual learning environment? This HUGE bundle of lessons, labs, and field activities is perfect for an introduction to a high school environmental science course. Even better- you can assign the lessons to your students using Google Classroom or other online platforms in a SNAP! No more planning!

    Topics: ecology, food webs, human impact on the environment, environmental succession, biodiversity, biomes, invasive species, endangered species, population ecology

    The notes and projects are designed to facilitate independent learning on student devices and are ideal for sub plans or simply to encourage self-instruction of concepts. Activities and extension pages provide opportunities for class discussion and interaction while adequately preparing students in data analysis and graphing.

    Note: This bundle is perfect for a distance learning situation, but some lab activities may need to be saved until students are in the classroom.

    Each lesson includes:

    1. Lesson- Content & vocabulary gained through web-quests, internet links, videos, and/or PowerPoint presentations. Students type notes on digital documents using their individual devices.

    2. Activity- Labs, games, or class activities designed to apply the concepts learned in the lesson. Some of these can be completed independently on a student device. Some will need to be done in a classroom setting.

    3: Assessment- Quiz, assignment, exit ticket, or project as a culmination and review of lesson

    4: Extension pages- Resources to practice graphing, data analysis, critical thinking, or research

    *Over 130 pages in all!


    *For details on each of the lessons, please click on the PREVIEW button for each individual lesson.


    *Please note: This paperless bundle is made for a classroom in which students have access to their own device (1:1 classes). If this is not true of your classroom, you may want the printable version of this bundle.

    ▶️How can I use this in a virtual learning environment?

    • The digital files can be dropped right into your Google Drive. From there, you can assign the student files to your class.
    • Students can use links, videos, and other embedded items to learn new concepts and practice. Students type directly on the pages and can submit them electronically back to you or print them.

    ➤My Environmental Science Series includes lessons for each sphere of the earth:

    1. Hydrosphere Bundle (in digital/paperless or print versions)

    2. Biosphere Bundle (in digital/paperless or print versions)

    3. Atmosphere Bundle (in digital/paperless or print versions)

    4. Geosphere/Lithosphere (in digital/paperless or print versions)

    What curriculum could I use with these lessons?

    This lesson is ideally geared towards high school students and would work well with a general level Environmental Science or Biology textbook. It addresses the following topics in AP Environmental Science (APES):

    • 1.1: Introduction to Ecosystems
    • 1.2: Terrestrial Biomes
    • 1.9: Trophic Levels
    • 1.10: Energy Flow and the 10% Rule
    • 1.11: Food Chains and Food Webs
    • 2.1: Introduction to Biodiversity
    • 2.4: Ecological Tolerance
    • 2.5: Natural Disruptions to Ecosystems
    • 2.6: Adaptations
    • 2.7: Ecological Succession
    • 3.1: Generalist and Specialist Species
    • 3.2: K-Selected and R-Selected Species
    • 3.3: Survivorship Curves
    • 3.4: Carrying Capacity
    • 3.5: Population Growth and Resource Availability
    • 3.6: Age Structure Diagrams
    • 3.7: Total Fertility Rate
    • 3.8: Human Population Dynamics
    • 5.2: Clearcutting
    • 8.2: Human Impacts on Ecosystems
    • 8.4: Human Impacts on Wetlands and Mangroves
    • 9.8: Invasive Species
    • 9.9: Endangered Species
    • 9.10: Human Impacts on Biodiversity
    Total Pages
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    Teaching Duration
    1 month
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    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Analyze a major global challenge to specify qualitative and quantitative criteria and constraints for solutions that account for societal needs and wants.
    Evaluate evidence for the role of group behavior on individual and species’ chances to survive and reproduce. Emphasis is on: (1) distinguishing between group and individual behavior, (2) identifying evidence supporting the outcomes of group behavior, and (3) developing logical and reasonable arguments based on evidence. Examples of group behaviors could include flocking, schooling, herding, and cooperative behaviors such as hunting, migrating, and swarming.
    Use mathematical representations to support and revise explanations based on evidence about factors affecting biodiversity and populations in ecosystems of different scales. Examples of mathematical representations include finding the average, determining trends, and using graphical comparisons of multiple sets of data. Assessment is limited to provided data.
    Analyze geoscience data to make the claim that one change to Earth’s surface can create feedbacks that cause changes to other Earth systems. Examples should include climate feedbacks, such as how an increase in greenhouse gases causes a rise in global temperatures that melts glacial ice, which reduces the amount of sunlight reflected from Earth’s surface, increasing surface temperatures and further reducing the amount of ice. Examples could also be taken from other system interactions, such as how the loss of ground vegetation causes an increase in water runoff and soil erosion; how dammed rivers increase groundwater recharge, decrease sediment transport, and increase coastal erosion; or how the loss of wetlands causes a decrease in local humidity that further reduces the wetland extent.
    Evaluate claims, evidence, and reasoning that the complex interactions in ecosystems maintain relatively consistent numbers and types of organisms in stable conditions, but changing conditions may result in a new ecosystem. Examples of changes in ecosystem conditions could include modest biological or physical changes, such as moderate hunting or a seasonal flood; and, extreme changes, such as volcanic eruption or sea level rise.


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