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Prior Knowledge: No particular Prior knowledge in required; the bundle covers most of the major topics in Ecology.
The materials are editable, allowing you to change/differentiate as necessary
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You will receive 13 products: This "Ecology Unit Bundle" is aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Everything you need to teach a unit on Ecology in one convenient download. This bundle includes a Nine-Day unit plan (assuming 60 minute classes), 54-slide PowerPoint notes with "Bell Ringers", video links, diagrams and many images. It also includes 1 short term lab (Animal Cracker Ecology), 1 Longer term Lab/Project (Mission to Mars project), 1 in class Presentation Project (UN Simulation on Trophy Hunting), 1 Food Chain Modeling Game, 1 Population Lab, 1 Automatically Grading Quiz (15 questions, using Google Forms), 1 review sheet, 1 video question sheet (and link to video), 1 BINGO-style review game, 1 unit test (traditional print out) and 1 unit test that is a self-grading Google Form (your choice). All resources come with answers included, and are editable.
This unit has all you need to teach a unit on Ecology for grades 7-12.
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The materials are editable to suit your needs.
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Below are some of the products found in this bundle, as individual items.
Mission to Mars is fun Ecology project, in which students create a self-sustaining mini-ecosystem to feed astronauts on the long trip to Mars. It is packed with Next Generation Science Standards.
Get it here: Mission to Mars
"Animal Cracker Ecology is a great activity to start with before using Mission to Mars. It is NGSS Aligned.
Get it here: Animal Cracker Ecology
Do you want to grade your class's ECOLOGY test with the click of a button? I created a 50 question Ecology test that grades itself.
Get it here: Self-Grading Ecology Test
Do you want your students to carry out a study to conserve water? Here is a NGSS aligned lab for that.
Get it here: Design a Study to Conserve Water
Topics covered herein:
Ecology vocab, food chains, food webs, energy pyramid, symbiosis, human impact, the carbon cycle, ecological succession, niches, competitive exclusion, biodiversity, biomagnification, matter and energy in an ecosystem, levels of organization, human population growth, exponential vs. logistic growth, limiting factors, ecological succession, carrying capacity, trophy hunting. There are some more concepts included, that can be kept, or removed, in order to differentiate for higher/lower levels.
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NGSS STANDARDS WITHIN THIS UNIT:
A. NEXT GENERATION SCIENCE STANDARDS HEREIN
DCI’s: LS1.C, LS2.A, LS2.B, LS2.C, LS4.D
Cross Cutting Concepts: Cause and Effect, Scale, Proportion, and Quantity, Systems and System Models, Energy and Matter Flow, Stability and Change
Scientific and Engineering Practices:
Asking Questions and Defining Problems, Engaging in Arguments from Evidence, Analyzing and Interpreting Data, Developing and Using Models, Using Mathematical and Computational Thinking, Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Information
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