NGSS - MS LS2 Ecosystems - Complete Resource Package

NGSS - MS LS2 Ecosystems - Complete Resource Package
NGSS - MS LS2 Ecosystems - Complete Resource Package
NGSS - MS LS2 Ecosystems - Complete Resource Package
NGSS - MS LS2 Ecosystems - Complete Resource Package
NGSS - MS LS2 Ecosystems - Complete Resource Package
NGSS - MS LS2 Ecosystems - Complete Resource Package
NGSS - MS LS2 Ecosystems - Complete Resource Package
NGSS - MS LS2 Ecosystems - Complete Resource Package
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Each resource inside this bundle was handpicked to cover all aspects of the MS-LS2 NGSS (MS-LS2-1 to MS-LS2-5). The resources found inside will ensure your students fulfill each requirement of the standard and keep them interested and engaged throughout. A description of how each standard is covered is broken down below. This bundle will save you time and money, the two things every teacher needs more of. There are over 70 classroom-tested resources included which individually would cost over $450. You'll save 76% by purchasing them through this bundle not to mention tens or even hundreds of hours of prep time.

What you get

Complete Lessons

• Make sure your students are on track

• Each lesson comes with a teacher and student version to keep them focused

• Lessons come with videos embedded right into your slides

• Includes 5E lessons

Interactive Activities

• Lab Stations

• Digital Scavenger Hunts

• Scientific readings on engaging subjects

Topics Covered:

• Resource Availability (2-1)

• Populations (2-1, 2-4, 2-5)

• Biotic and Abiotic Influences (2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4)

• Ecosystems (2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4, 2-5)

• Interactions Within Ecosystems (2-2)

• Cycling of Matter and Energy (2-3)

• Environmental Change (2-4)

• Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (2-5)

MS LS2 Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics

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.

Emphasis is on cause and effect relationships between resources and growth of individual organisms and the numbers of organisms in ecosystems during periods of abundant and scarce resources.

Resources:

  • Biodiversity 5E Lesson Bundle
    • Biodiversity Scavenger Hunt
    • The Importance of Biodiversity Lesson
    • Biodiversity and Invasive Species Lab Station Activity
    • Why is Biodiversity So Important Engagement Activity
    • Biodiversity Quiz
  • Ecology Bell Ringers, Class Warm-Ups, and Exit Tickets
  • Ecology Activities
    • Bill Nye Video Activity: Food Web
    • Ecology and Ecosystems Task Cards
    • Ecology Creative Story Assignment
    • Ecology and Ecosystems Jeopardy-Like Review Game
  • Ecology and Ecosystems Speed Quizzing
  • Ecology Readings
    • Ecosystems Grade 5-7
    • Ecosystems Grade 8 and Up
    • Endangered Species Grade 5-7
    • Food Webs Grade 5-7
    • Invasive Species Grade 5-7
    • Invasive Species Grade 8 and Up
    • Nocturnal Animals Grade 5-7
    • Predator Prey Relationships Grade 5-7
    • Predator Prey Relationships Grade 8 and Up
    • The Importance of Bees Grade 8 and Up
    • Urban Sprawl Grade 5-7
    • Why Bees Are Important Grade 5-7
  • Ecology Test – 2 Versions
  • Ecosystems 5E Lesson Bundle
    • Coral Reef Ecosystems and their Future Grade 8 and up Reading
    • Human Impact on Ecosystems Assignment
    • Ecosystems Lesson
    • Ecosystems Lab Station Activity
  • Food Web Activity
  • Interactions Within Ecosystems 5E Lesson Bundle
    • Biotic and Abiotic Influences Lesson
    • Interactions Within Ecosystems Lab Station Activity
    • Symbiosis Reading
    • Oh, Deer Engagement Activity
    • Interactions Within Ecosystems Quiz
  • Interactions Within Ecosystems Scavenger Hunt
  • Introducing Ecosystems Digital Interactive Notebook Pages
  • Invasive Species Digital Interactive Notebook Pages
  • Invasive Species 5E Lesson Bundle
    • Invasive Species Scavenger Hunt
    • Invasive Species Reading
    • Invasive Species Project
    • Invasive Species Lesson
    • Invasive Species Lab Station Activity
  • Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration 5E Lesson Bundle
    • Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Scavenger Hunt
    • Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Venn Diagram Activity
    • Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Lesson
    • Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Lab Station Activity
    • The Demise of the Dinosaurs Engagement Activity
  • Photosynthesis 5E Lesson Bundle
    • Photosynthesis Lesson
    • Photosynthesis Lab Station Activity
    • Photosynthesis Quiz
    • RuBisCo Reading
  • Population Influences Within Ecosystems Digital Interactive Notebook Pages

MS 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.

Resources:

  • Biodiversity 5E Lesson Bundle
    • Biodiversity Scavenger Hunt
    • The Importance of Biodiversity Lesson
    • Biodiversity and Invasive Species Lab Station Activity
    • Why is Biodiversity So Important Engagement Activity
    • Biodiversity Quiz
  • Ecology Bell Ringers, Class Warm-Ups, and Exit Tickets
  • Ecology Activities
    • Ecology and Ecosystems Task Cards
    • Ecology and Ecosystems Jeopardy-Like Review Game
  • Ecology and Ecosystems Speed Quizzing
  • Ecology Readings
    • Bats Grade 8 and Up
    • Coral Reefs Grade 5-7
    • Ecosystems Grade 5-7
    • Ecosystems Grade 8 and Up
    • Invasive Species Grade 5-7
    • Invasive Species Grade 8 and Up
    • Mosquitoes Grade 5-7
    • Mosquitoes Grade 8 and Up
    • The Importance of Bats Grade 5-7
    • The Importance of Bees Grade 8 and Up
    • Why Bees Are Important Grade 5-7
  • Ecology Test – 2 Versions
  • Ecosystems 5E Lesson Bundle
    • Coral Reef Ecosystems and their Future Grade 8 and up Reading
    • Human Impact on Ecosystems Assignment
    • Ecosystems Lesson
    • Ecosystems Lab Station Activity
  • Introducing Ecosystems Digital Interactive Notebook Pages
  • Invasive Species Digital Interactive Notebook Pages
  • Invasive Species 5E Lesson Bundle
    • Invasive Species Scavenger Hunt
    • Invasive Species Reading
    • Invasive Species Project
    • Invasive Species Lesson
    • Invasive Species Lab Station Activity

MS LS2-3: Develop a model to describe the cycling of matter and flow of energy among living and nonliving parts of an ecosystem.

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.

Assessment Boundary: Assessment does not include the use of chemical reactions to describe processes.

Resources:

  • Cycling of Matter in Ecosystems 5E Lesson Bundle
    • Water and Carbon Cycle Scavenger Hunt
    • Water and Carbon Cycles Diagram Activity
    • Cycling of Matter Lesson
    • Cycling of Matter Lab Station Activity
    • We’re All Made From Dinosaurs Activity
  • Cycling of Matter in Ecosystems Digital Interactive Notebook Pages
  • Ecobottle Lab
  • Ecology Bell Ringers, Class Warm-Ups, and Exit Tickets
  • Ecology Activities
    • Bill Nye Video Activity: Food Web
    • Bill Nye Video Activity: Water Cycle
    • Ecology and Ecosystems Task Cards
    • Ecology and Ecosystems Jeopardy-Like Review Game
  • Ecology and Ecosystems Speed Quizzing
  • Ecology Readings
    • Bats Grade 8 and Up
    • Bioaccumulation and Biomagnification Grade 5-7
    • Bioaccumulation and Biomagnification Grade 8 and Up
    • Ecosystems Grade 5-7
    • Ecosystems Grade 8 and Up
    • Effects of Pollution Grade 5-7
    • Food Webs Grade 5-7
    • Mosquitoes Grade 5-7
    • Mosquitoes Grade 8 and Up
    • Oil Spills Grade 5-7
    • Oil Spills Grade 8 and Up
    • Pesticides Grade 5-7
    • Pesticides Grade 8 and Up
    • Predator Prey Relationships Grade 5-7
    • Predator Prey Relationships Grade 8 and Up
    • Smog Grade 5-7
    • Smog Grade 8 and Up
    • The Importance of Bats Grade 5-7
    • The Importance of Bees Grade 8 and Up
    • The Water Cycle Grade 5-7
    • Why Bees Are Important Grade 5-7
  • Ecology Test – 2 Versions
  • Ecosystems 5E Lesson Bundle
    • Coral Reef Ecosystems and their Future Grade 8 and up Reading
    • Human Impact on Ecosystems Assignment
    • Ecosystems Lesson
    • Ecosystems Lab Station Activity
  • Energy Flow in Ecosystems Digital Interactive Notebook Pages
  • Energy Flow in Ecosystems 5E Lesson Bundle
    • Energy Flow in Ecosystems Scavenger Hunt
    • Energy Flow in Ecosystems Lesson
    • Energy Flow in Ecosystems Lab Station Activity
    • Coastal Food Webs Engagement Activity
    • Energy Flow in Ecosystems Quiz
  • Food Web Activity
  • Interactions Within Ecosystems 5E Lesson Bundle
    • Biotic and Abiotic Influences Lesson
    • Interactions Within Ecosystems Lab Station Activity
    • Symbiosis Reading
    • Oh, Deer Engagement Activity
    • Interactions Within Ecosystems Quiz
  • Interactions Within Ecosystems Scavenger Hunt
  • Introducing Ecosystems Digital Interactive Notebook Pages
  • Oil Spills Lesson
  • Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration 5E Lesson Bundle
    • Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Scavenger Hunt
    • Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Venn Diagram Activity
    • Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Lesson
    • Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Lab Station Activity
    • The Demise of the Dinosaurs Engagement Activity
  • Photosynthesis 5E Lesson Bundle
    • Photosynthesis Lesson
    • Photosynthesis Lab Station Activity
    • Photosynthesis Quiz
    • RuBisCo Reading
  • Population Influences Within Ecosystems Digital Interactive Notebook Pages

MS 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.

Resources:

  • Biodiversity 5E Lesson Bundle
    • Biodiversity Scavenger Hunt
    • The Importance of Biodiversity Lesson
    • Biodiversity and Invasive Species Lab Station Activity
    • Why is Biodiversity So Important Engagement Activity
    • Biodiversity Quiz
  • Climate Change and Global Warming 5E Unit
    • Climate Change Quest
    • Climate Change Test
    • Climate Change Scavenger Hunt
    • Climate Change and Global Warming Lesson
    • Climate Change Lab Station Activity
  • Climate Change Digital Interactive Notebook
  • Ecological Succession 5E Lesson Bundle
    • Ecological Succession Scavenger Hunt
    • Ecological Succession Lesson
    • Ecological Succession Lab Station Activity
    • Succession Engagement Activity
    • Ecological Succession Quiz
  • Ecological Succession Digital Interactive Notebook Pages
  • Ecology Bell Ringers, Class Warm-Ups, and Exit Tickets
  • Ecology Activities
    • Bill Nye Video Activity: Food Web
    • Ecology and Ecosystems Task Cards
    • Ecology Creative Story Assignment
    • Ecology and Ecosystems Jeopardy-Like Review Game
  • Ecology and Ecosystems Speed Quizzing
  • Ecology Readings
    • Bioaccumulation and Biomagnification Grade 5-7
    • Bioaccumulation and Biomagnification Grade 8 and Up
    • Climate Change Grade 5-7
    • Climate Change Grade 8 and Up
    • Coral Reefs Grade 5-7
    • Ecosystems Grade 5-7
    • Ecosystems Grade 8 and Up
    • Effects of Pollution Grade 5-7
    • Endangered Species Grade 5-7
    • Fracking Grade 5-7
    • Fracking Grade 8 and Up
    • Greenhouse Effect Grade 5-7
    • Greenhouse Effect Grade 8 and Up
    • Invasive Species Grade 5-7
    • Invasive Species Grade 8 and Up
    • Ocean Acidification Grade 5-7
    • Ocean Acidification Grade 8 and Up
    • Oil Spills Grade 5-7
    • Oil Spills Grade 8 and Up
    • Pesticides Grade 5-7
    • Pesticides Grade 8 and Up
    • Pollution Control Devices Grade 5-7
    • Pollution Control Devices Grade 8 and Up
    • Smog Grade 5-7
    • Smog Grade 8 and Up
    • The Accumulation of Plastic in the Ocean
    • Urban Sprawl Grade 5-7
  • Ecology Test – 2 Versions
  • Ecosystems 5E Lesson Bundle
    • Coral Reef Ecosystems and their Future Grade 8 and up Reading
    • Human Impact on Ecosystems Assignment
    • Ecosystems Lesson
    • Ecosystems Lab Station Activity
  • Food Web Activity
  • Interactions Within Ecosystems 5E Lesson Bundle
    • Biotic and Abiotic Influences Lesson
    • Interactions Within Ecosystems Lab Station Activity
    • Symbiosis Reading
    • Oh, Deer Engagement Activity
    • Interactions Within Ecosystems Quiz
  • Interactions Within Ecosystems Scavenger Hunt
  • Introducing Ecosystems Digital Interactive Notebook Pages
  • Invasive Species Digital Interactive Notebook Pages
  • Invasive Species 5E Lesson Bundle
    • Invasive Species Scavenger Hunt
    • Invasive Species Reading
    • Invasive Species Project
    • Invasive Species Lesson
    • Invasive Species Lab Station Activity
  • Oil Spills Lesson
  • Population Influences Within Ecosystems Digital Interactive Notebook Pages

MS LS2-5: Evaluate competing design solutions for maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem services.

Examples of ecosystem services could include water purification, nutrient recycling, and prevention of soil erosion. Examples of design solution constraints could include scientific, economic, and social considerations.

Resources:

  • Biodiversity 5E Lesson Bundle
    • Biodiversity Scavenger Hunt
    • The Importance of Biodiversity Lesson
    • Biodiversity and Invasive Species Lab Station Activity
    • Why is Biodiversity So Important Engagement Activity
    • Biodiversity Quiz
  • Ecology Bell Ringers, Class Warm-Ups, and Exit Tickets
  • Ecology Activities
    • Bill Nye Video Activity: Biodiversity
    • Ecology and Ecosystems Task Cards
    • Ecology Creative Story Assignment
    • Ecology and Ecosystems Jeopardy-Like Review Game
  • Ecology and Ecosystems Speed Quizzing
  • Ecology Readings
    • Bats Grade 8 and Up
    • Biodiversity Grade 5-7
    • Coral Reefs Grade 5-7
    • Ecosystems Grade 5-7
    • Ecosystems Grade 8 and Up
    • Effects of Pollution Grade 5-7
    • Endangered Species Grade 5-7
    • Fracking Grade 5-7
    • Fracking Grade 8 and Up
    • Greenhouse Effect Grade 5-7
    • Greenhouse Effect Grade 8 and Up
    • Invasive Species Grade 5-7
    • Invasive Species Grade 8 and Up
    • Pollution Control Devices Grade 5-7
    • Pollution Control Devices Grade 8 and Up
    • Smog Grade 5-7
    • Smog Grade 8 and Up
    • The Accumulation of Plastic in the Ocean
    • The Importance of Bats Grade 5-7
    • The Importance of Bees Grade 8 and Up
    • Urban Sprawl Grade 5-7
    • Why Bees Are Important Grade 5-7
  • Ecology Test – 2 Versions
  • Ecosystems 5E Lesson Bundle
    • Coral Reef Ecosystems and their Future Grade 8 and up Reading
    • Human Impact on Ecosystems Assignment
    • Ecosystems Lesson
    • Ecosystems Lab Station Activity
  • Invasive Species Digital Interactive Notebook Pages
  • Invasive Species 5E Lesson Bundle
    • Invasive Species Scavenger Hunt
    • Invasive Species Reading
    • Invasive Species Project
    • Invasive Species Lesson
    • Invasive Species Lab Station Activity
  • The Importance of Biodiversity Digital Interactive Notebook Pages

Here are additional NGSS bundles I have prepared:

Life Sciences:

• MS LS1 From Molecules to Organisms

• MS LS2 Ecosystems

• MS LS3 Heredity

• MS LS4 Biological Evolution

Physical Science:

• MS PS1 - Matter and its Interactions

••• MS PS1-1 Unit

••• MS PS1-2 Unit

• MS PS2 Motion and Stability

• MS PS3 Energy

• MS PS4 Waves

• HS PS1 - Matter and its Interactions

• HS PS2 - Motion and Stability

• HS PS3 - Energy

HS PS4 - Waves and their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer

Earth Science:

• MS ESS1 - Earth's Place in the Universe

• MS ESS2 - Earth's Systems

• MS ESS3 - Earth and Human Activity

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