Environmental Science: Biosphere Bundle- Lessons, Webquests, and Lab Activities

Environmental Science: Biosphere Bundle- Lessons, Webquests, and Lab Activities
Environmental Science: Biosphere Bundle- Lessons, Webquests, and Lab Activities
Environmental Science: Biosphere Bundle- Lessons, Webquests, and Lab Activities
Environmental Science: Biosphere Bundle- Lessons, Webquests, and Lab Activities
Environmental Science: Biosphere Bundle- Lessons, Webquests, and Lab Activities
Environmental Science: Biosphere Bundle- Lessons, Webquests, and Lab Activities
Environmental Science: Biosphere Bundle- Lessons, Webquests, and Lab Activities
Environmental Science: Biosphere Bundle- Lessons, Webquests, and Lab Activities
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    Bundle Description
    This is a bundle of 7 environment and ecology lessons designed to facilitate independent learning and are ideal for sub plans or simply to encourage self-instruction of basic concepts.

    *This bundle is part of my Environmental Science: A One-Semester Course.

    NGSS Standards addressed: HS-LS1-6, HS-LS2-1, HS-LS2-2, HS-LS2-3, HS-LS2-4, HS-LS2-6, HS-LS2-7, HS-LS2-8, HS-ESS2-2, HS-ESS2-5, HS-ESS3-1, HS-ESS3-3, HS-ESS3-6

    Each lesson includes:
    1. Lesson- Content & vocabulary gained through internet links, videos, and/or PowerPoint presentations.
    2. Activity- Lab, game, or class activity designed to apply the concepts learned in the lesson.
    3: Assessment- Quiz, assignment, exit ticket, or project as a culmination and review of lesson

    This curriculum is ideally geared towards high school students, but is appropriate for any student looking for an independent, student-centered approach to learning.

    Lesson Plan topics include:
    Lesson 1- Spheres of the Earth
    hydrosphere, atmosphere, lithosphere, biosphere

    Lesson 2- Ecology
    biotic factors, abiotic factors, producers, consumers, decomposers, habitat, niche, autotrophs and heterotrophs, food chains, and food webs

    Lesson 3- Population Growth
    exponential growth, limiting factors, carrying capacity, density-dependent and density-independent factors, predator and prey cycles

    Lesson 4- Species & Biodiversity
    identifying a species, endangered species, threatened species, calculating a biodiversity index, and sampling procedures

    Lesson 5- World Biomes
    food webs, habitats, climate, tropical rainforest, savannah, desert, steppe, chapparral, grasslands, deciduous forest, taiga, tundra, and alpine biomes

    Lesson 6- Symbiosis and Interactions
    producers & consumers, heterotrophs & autotrophs, trophic pyramids, decomposers, symbiotic relationships, mutualism, commensalism, parasitism, predation, energy flow & energy loss

    Lesson 7- Communities & Succession
    keystone species, foundation species, umbrella species, indicator species, ecological succession, primary succession, secondary succession, pioneer community, climax community, geocaching

    My Environmental Science Series includes lessons for each sphere of the earth:
    1. Environmental Science: Atmosphere Bundle
    2. Environmental Science: Biosphere Bundle
    3. Environmental Science: Lithosphere Bundle
    4. Environmental Science: Hydrosphere Bundle


    These lessons are designed to be easy to use for both students and teachers. Regardless of whether you've taught Environmental Science for years or just need a few quick lessons to add to your science curriculum, this is the perfect selection.

    You may also be interested in these lessons:
    World Biomes Poster Project

    Nitrogen Cycle Board Game

    Ecology Task Cards

    STEAM Lab: Building an Simple Electric Generator using Renewable Energy Sources

    STEAM Bundle: Earth's Atmosphere-Composition & Layers


    Designed and Implemented by: Anne Morgan, Biology & Environmental Science Teacher

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    Total Pages
    93 pages
    Answer Key
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    Teaching Duration
    3 Weeks
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