Ecology Unit Bundle - Sustainable Ecosystems - Google Slides & Distance Learning

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    Description

    This package includes the complete lesson set for an Ecology Unit on Sustainable Ecosystems. 5 weeks of teaching material includes assignments, worksheets, boom cards, exit tickets, Bill Nye video worksheets, unit tests, and a lab. Save 75% compared with purchasing each item within the bundle separately.

    Included in the Unit Package:

    - Office and Google versions of each lesson

    - 5 weeks of teaching material

    - 9 lessons - each lesson includes a 4-question digital exit ticket

    - Ecology Bell Ringers, Class Warm-Ups, and Exit Tickets Bundle

    - 3 Digital Boom Card Activities

    - 2 Lab Station Activities

    - 2 Digital Scavenger Hunt Activities

    - 2 Reading Comprehension Articles

    - 3 Unit Assignments

    - Ecosystems Lab Experiment: Ecobottles Lab

    - 2 Unit Tests with answer keys

    - Creative Story Assignment

    - Water and Carbon Cycle Diagram Activity

    - Human Impact on Ecosystems Assignment

    - Ecology and Ecosystems Task Card Review

    - FOUR Bill Nye Worksheets with direct video link and answer key

    - Teacher and student versions of each presentation

    - Student notes handout

    Lessons Included:

    Lesson 1 - The Spheres of the Earth

    Lesson 2 - Ecosystems

    Lesson 3 - Energy Flow In Ecosystems

    Lesson 4 - Cycling of Matter In Ecosystems

    Lesson 5 - Population Influences Within Ecosystems

    Lesson 6 - Ecological Succession

    Lesson 7 - Biomass and Fossil Fuels

    Lesson 8 - The Importance of Biodiversity

    Lesson 9 - Invasive Species

    **IN ADDITION. When you purchase this resource, you will get 1-Week of free, unlimited access to my membership program which gives you access to all my resources**

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    Buyer Comments:

    - "What an awesome resource!!! Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!"

    - "So easy to follow, and my students love the fill in notes!"

    - "Very useful resource and helped with pacing"

    - "Great resource to go along with the new NGSS standards for ecology. Thank you!"

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    Google Classroom and Exit Ticket

    • This resource is perfect for distance learning and integrates with Google Classroom. Included is a link that with one click, will automatically create a copy of the resources and put them directly into your Google Drive.
    • Purchase --> Open --> Click --> Assign to your students
    • On the last Google Slide of each lesson is a link to a four-question Exit Ticket that you can give as homework or to conclude your lesson in class.
    • This lesson includes both Google and Office versions for ALL resources. The presentation is in Google Slides and PowerPoint while all documents contain Word and Google Doc versions.

    Having both options allows you to use either without worrying about formatting issues as all the work has already been done for you. It also allows you, as well as your students, to access everything no matter where you are or what kind of equipment is being used.

    **Plus: Included with your purchase is a complimentary bonus activity which will extend your students learning and understanding**

    To go along with this resource, I've created a day-by-day walkthrough as I work my way through the unit - CLICK HERE to follow my progress.

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    Buyer Comments:

    - "Perfect for my blended-learning class! Students really responded well to this style of lesson."

    - "Very detailed. I have used the assignments and they were a hit!"

    - "saved me so much time!"

    - "Made lesson planning a whole lot easier!!!"

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    Digital and Distance Learning:

    Each lesson is fully digital which makes it perfect for the classroom, distance learning, or as a sub-plan if needed. With a single click, the entire package will be imported into your Google Drive and will be ready to assign to your students or present in class. You can also place a copy of the resources directly into student Google Drive accounts for easy access.

    Exit Tickets can be directly accessed from the last Google Slide in each presentation. Additionally, your purchase will create a copy of the Google Form Exit Ticket which you can edit to meet your class needs.

    Student Version:

    The student version of each lesson contains multiple blanks that need to be filled in throughout. These blanks are conveniently underlined and bolded on the teacher copy. I have found this to be the most effective means of keeping my students engaged and active without having them write everything out. This also leaves more time for discussion and activities.

    If you teach space and ecology, please CLICK HERE as I've bundled both units for an additional savings of 35%!

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    Please view the Preview File to obtain a sense of my style, see how my lessons are structured, and evaluate my work.

    I also have a range of assignments and lessons/units from other grade levels at my store. Please come, have a look around, and don’t forget to follow if you like what you see.

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    Standards

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    NGSSMS-LS1-7
    Develop a model to describe how food is rearranged through chemical reactions forming new molecules that support growth and/or release energy as this matter moves through an organism. Emphasis is on describing that molecules are broken apart and put back together and that in this process, energy is released. Assessment does not include details of the chemical reactions for photosynthesis or respiration.
    NGSSMS-LS2-2
    Construct an explanation that predicts patterns of interactions among organisms across multiple ecosystems. Emphasis is on predicting consistent patterns of interactions in different ecosystems in terms of the relationships among and between organisms and abiotic components of ecosystems. Examples of types of interactions could include competitive, predatory, and mutually beneficial.
    NGSSMS-LS2-3
    Develop a model to describe the cycling of matter and flow of energy among living and nonliving parts of an ecosystem. Emphasis is on describing the conservation of matter and flow of energy into and out of various ecosystems, and on defining the boundaries of the system. Assessment does not include the use of chemical reactions to describe the processes.
    NGSSMS-LS2-5
    Evaluate competing design solutions for maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem services. Examples of ecosystem services could include water purification, nutrient recycling, and prevention of soil erosion. Examples of design solution constraints could include scientific, economic, and social considerations.
    NGSSMS-LS2-4
    Construct an argument supported by empirical evidence that changes to physical or biological components of an ecosystem affect populations. Emphasis is on recognizing patterns in data and making warranted inferences about changes in populations, and on evaluating empirical evidence supporting arguments about changes to ecosystems.

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