Intro to Ecology STEM Challenge & career exploration course (distance learning)

Career In STEM
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Grade Levels
7th - 10th, Homeschool
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Pages
44 pages
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This Intro to Ecology STEM mini course is a must have for any students interested in the field of ecology. In this self-paced distance learning career exploration mini course, middle and high school students will take a deep dive on all things ecology - what it is, related careers, what it takes to succeed, educational path, and so much more! Delivered in interactive GoogleSlides and PDF formats including:

1. I Spy Ecology outdoor activity with printable data table

2. Defining ecology activity using digital egologist career exploration resources including virtual job shadow YouTube video, career information sheet in English and Spanish, and fun career focused activity

3. Ecology careers webquest with answer key (11 googleslides plus one page googledoc answer key)

4. Day in the Life of an ecologist activity

5. Becoming an Ecologist video, infographics (would also serve as lovely posters for your classroom!), and analysis questions

6. Simple quiz to check for understanding

7. Ecologist Restore a Species STEM Challenge with student friendly step by step directions

8. Project grading rubric (2 page googledoc)

9. Links to additional online resources to explore ecology and environmental science

This Challenge is provided as one cohesive Google Slides and PDF document with embedded links to corresponding online activities for easy uploading and sharing in your online classroom! All activities are designed to be completed independently using only simple materials and online resources, taking at least 4 hours for students to complete - a fun distance learning activity!

Directly aligned with NGSS MS-LS2-2, MS-LS2-2, TEKS.SCI.8.11.B, and TEKS.SCI.7.10.A.

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Total Pages
44 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
3 hours
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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-LS2-4
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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