Ecology - Science Centers / Lab Stations Bundle

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Ecology STEAM Lab Stations Bundle -Cross Curricular Life Science Lab Stations.

With science as the primary background subject, students will learn about ecology and ecosystems by using Social Studies (which includes history, current events and geography), Technology (computers and engineering), ELA (reading and writing), the Arts (music, art, PE/dance and debate), and Math. These print and go, low-to-no prep Science Circuit Stations are easy to implement with a few household items and provide a method for teaching life science that shows how science concepts flow across the curricula and are relatable in all aspects of life.

This Ecology Cross-Curricular Science Lab Station pack includes SEVEN station sets aligned to NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards) covering:
- Intro to Ecology - Levels of organization, biotic and abiotic factors, and the needs of living things
Transfer of Energy - Food chains, food webs and energy pyramids
Ecological Interactions - Symbiotic relationships, predator prey relationships, niches, and competition
Land Biomes - Terrestrial biomes (desert, grassland, tundra, and forests), animal adaptations, and reading topographic maps
Water Biomes - Freshwater and marine biomes, ocean zones, invasive lionfish, and more
Cycles in Nature - Primary and secondary succession, and carbon, water, and nitrogen cycles
Human Impact - The Three R's, renewable and non-renewable resources, global warming, threatened species, and invasive species.

This bundle is found in our GROWING Life Science Bundle: Cross Curricular STEAM Stations which will be completed Dec. 31, 2016

Our STEAM stations are student-led activities that are great for enrichment, differentiation, assessment, group activities, mini-labs, and more! Students should go into the lessons with some background knowledge on each topic. These unit includes directions for each activity, answer keys, station signs, student answer sheets (which can be turned into an interactive notebook booklet), cover sheet, and blank answer sheets for your own stations.

This Cross-Curricular Science Circuit Station includes the following student-led stations:

Explorer: As an explorer, students engage in Social Studies, Geography, and History as they learn about current events, historical figures and events, etc.
Researcher: Students use a computer, smart phone, ipad or other electronic device to research related topics.
Maker: This station entails students taking on the role of engineering, designing, building, assembling, and/or experimenting with manipulatives. 
Scriber: At this station, students write a response to a question or problem.
Reader: Students answer questions related to a reading passage .
Performer: For this station, students get their creative juices flow as they participate in one of the many arts
Solver: Students use their math skills to answer science related math problems
Scholar: An assessment piece that aligns with the lessons included in the Science Circuit

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Ecology - Science Centers / Lab Stations Bundle
Ecology - Science Centers / Lab Stations Bundle
Ecology - Science Centers / Lab Stations Bundle
Ecology - Science Centers / Lab Stations Bundle