Ecosystems Next Gen Science Unit

Ecosystems Next Gen Science Unit
Ecosystems Next Gen Science Unit
Ecosystems Next Gen Science Unit
Ecosystems Next Gen Science Unit
Ecosystems Next Gen Science Unit
Ecosystems Next Gen Science Unit
Ecosystems Next Gen Science Unit
Ecosystems Next Gen Science Unit
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  1. Are you looking for engaging units to help address the Next Gen Science Standards (NGSS)? This bundle includes hands on science labs, STEM connections, literacy connections and more for each of the themes in the NGSS 2nd grade standards: landforms, matter and ecosystems.Read about these units ON TH
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Learning about ecosystems is a big part of the 2nd grade Next Gen Science Standards. This 3 week in-depth unit gives students hands on activities, STEM challenges and literacy connections, to help them understand the big idea, "Organisms depend on each other."

See this HUGE 100+ page unit in action coming soon ON THE BLOG!

This is part of a DISCOUNTED 2ND GRADE NEXT GEN BUNDLE that includes these units:



Matter (coming soon)

Love these Next Gen Science Curriculum Units? Get the year of units for the following grades:


1st Grade

2nd Grade


• Ecosystems: 2-LS4-1, 2-LS2-1, 2-LS2-2

Included in this packet:

• unit outline with the big idea and essential question for each week

• weekly detailed lesson plans

• 12 objective cards plus a blank objective card

• 10 writing prompt pages

• ecosystems vocab word find

• ecosystems vocab crossword puzzle

• 12 vocabulary word wall cards and definitions to use for matching word and definitions or find your partner games

• Anchor Chart Templates in full color and BW: ecosystem circle map, forest, wetland, desert, tundra, grassland, rain forest, coral reef, seeds can be..., seeds on the move, the cactus hotel, our school ecosystem, invent me (STEM)

• answer keys when needed

• ecosystems venn diagram and comparing ecosystems activity

• ecosystem shared research small group project with QR codes or website links to articles for research

• Build-A-Lab: Design a plant experiment to determine plant needs for survival

• "Seeds can be..." interactive/digital sort and BW master sort

• Seeds on the Move interactive/digital sort and BW master sort

• STEM Challenge direction slides (problem, plan, build, share, publish), planning pages, and publishing pages: Model Pollinators

• The Cactus Hotel Interdependence: cut and paste activity, writing prompts, craftivity

• Science Experiment Labs: Sock Walk


a Bundle of Year Long Science and Social Studies

Copyright Whitney Shaddock, 2018, licensed for one classroom use only. Please use the multiple licensing option for more than one classroom use!

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