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Students will love these activities on ecosystems, and how organisms interact. Students will examine patterns of interactions among organisms across ecosystems. Students will learn about the flow of energy and the flow of matter in the ecosystem. This resource is full of engaging activities for ecosystems. Students will learn about carrying capacity and limiting factors within an ecosystem.
This resource includes:
- an informative slide show
- lesson plans
- informational text passages
- comprehension questions
- response pages
- interactive notebook flaps
- an interactive game to teach Carrying Capacity
- word wall words
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This HUGE Unit is designed to address the Middle School Life Science Standards from the LS2 DCI, Ecosystems, Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics:
LS2.An Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
LS2.B Cycles of Matter and Energy Transfer in Ecosystems
LS2.C Ecosystem Dynamics, Functioning and Resilience
LS2.D Social Interactions and Group Behavior
This resource addresses the following standards:
NGSS MS LS2-1 Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence for the effects of resource availability on organisms and populations of organisms in an ecosystem.
Construct an explanation that predicts patterns of interactions among organisms across multiple ecosystems.
NGSS MS-LS2-3. Develop a model to describe the cycling of matter and flow of energy among living and nonliving parts of an ecosystem. [Clarification Statement: 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.
**This resource also aligns with Utah SEEd Standard 8.3.3
Ask questions to obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about how to an ecosystem affect the of cycling and the flow of among living and nonliving parts of an ecosystem. Emphasize describing the cycling of matter and flow of energy through the carbon cycle. (LS2.B, LS2.C)
Students will learn about all the different ways that organisms interact in the ecosystem. They will also learn about how resource availability affects organisms in an ecosystem. Students will make arguments from evidence and support claims with examples and details to explain the patterns of interactions within an ecosystem. Students will learn that changes in ecosystems affect the organisms within it.
Save 20% by purchasing in this bundle Matter and Energy in Organisms and Ecosystems LS1 Strand Bundle
This unit is very low prep with everything you need to teach it included. Just print and use! Great for Middle School science on ecosystems.
Science Concepts Addressed:
Stability and Change in an Ecosystem
This ecosystem resource is full of great, engaging activities. It includes an informative slide show, lesson plans, high-interest informational text passages on ecosystems with comprehension questions, response pages, interactive notebook flaps, a game to teach Carrying Capacity and Limiting Factors, word wall words, and quizzes in the format of end of year testing. It includes everything you need to teach about ecosystems and the interactions within them.
Students will learn about all the different ways that organisms interact in the ecosystem. They will also learn about how resource availability affects organisms in an ecosystem.
This is really a very comprehensive unit on ecosystems and the interaction of organisms within the ecosystem. Great for NGSS Middle School.
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