Students love animals, making ecosystems and habitats an exciting topic to teach! EVERYTHING you need to teach a science unit on ecosystems and habitats can be found here! This 2-week Ecosystems and Habitats Unit includes:
+ 8 S.T.E.M. Based Science Lessons on Everything Ecosystems & Habitats: Lessons allow students to investigate ecosystems, habitats, animal adaptations, food chains, food webs, animal life cycles, and human impact on the Earth. Every lesson is very hands-on and incorporates lots of critical thinking. Hands-on components include experiments, activities incorporating snacks, sorts, movement activities, lots of centers, constructing ecosystems, and technology-based games. All experiments incorporate the scientific method and all lessons are aligned with state standards.
+ 19 Worksheets: These include student observation sheets for experiments and centers, homework, and center instruction cards.
+ 2 Foldables
+ 4 Close Reading Passages & Comprehension Questions
+ 7 Centers
+ 3 Sorts
+ 6 Entry/Exit Tickets
+ 1 Quiz
+ 1 Test
+ 2 Sets of Word Wall Cards: One set of word wall cards with pictures and another set with only the term on each card.
+ 1 Time Line of Suggested Activities: Provides a timeline for using the activities and experiments included within this set and provides links to websites featuring videos of concepts being taught.
+ Answer keys included throughout
+ PDF & Digital Activities: 17 worksheets, quiz, and test (23 digital pages total) are also available in digital format and can be shared with students using your Google Drive.
Terms used throughout unit:
- Food Chain
- Food Web
- Behavioral Adaptation
- Structural Adaptation
Virginia Science SOL: 4.5
North Carolina Science Standards: 4.L.1 & 5.L.2
Next Generation Science Standards: 3-LS2-1 & 5-LS2-1
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