Project Based Learning: Biome In A Box (NGSS MS-LS2.A)

Project Based Learning: Biome In A Box (NGSS MS-LS2.A)
Project Based Learning: Biome In A Box (NGSS MS-LS2.A)
Project Based Learning: Biome In A Box (NGSS MS-LS2.A)
Project Based Learning: Biome In A Box (NGSS MS-LS2.A)
Project Based Learning: Biome In A Box (NGSS MS-LS2.A)
Project Based Learning: Biome In A Box (NGSS MS-LS2.A)
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Biome In A Box Project is an opportunity for students to demonstrate their understanding of Earth’s biomes and the interactions between biotic and abiotic factors to address the Next Generation Science Standards Disciplinary Core Idea: LS2.A “Organisms, and populations of organisms, are dependent on their environmental interactions both with other living things and with nonliving factors.” It is part of the Biomes -- 5E Unit Plan (NGSS MS-LS2-1), although it can be incorporated into any unit that addresses biomes and abiotic and biotic factors. Through this project, students are expected to read, discuss, use technology, conduct research, analyze data, and construct a model.

NGSS Aligned:
Disciplinary Core Idea: LS2.A.1 Organisms, and populations of organisms, are dependent on their environmental interactions both with other living things and with nonliving factors.

Science and Engineering Practices:
Developing and Using Models: Develop a model to predict and/or describe phenomena.

Crosscutting Concepts:
Systems and System Models: Models can be used for understanding and predicting the behavior of systems.

What’s Included in Biome In A Box (LS2A?
✻ Student Instructions
✻ Grading Rubric
✻ Research Graphic Organizer
✻ Sources Evaluation Worksheet & Sources Organizer
✻ Literacy: Human Activity and Biomes Workbook
✻ Card Set: An Introduction To Biomes

Don’t Forget To Check Out These Additional Related Resources…
Biomes -- 5E Unit Plan (NGSS MS-LS2-1)
Changes In Ecosystems -- Data Analysis Lab and CER Writing Task (NGSS MS-LS2-4)
Biotic and Abiotic Factors -- 5E Activity Bundle (NGSS MS-LS2-4)
Changes in Ecosystems Situation Cards: Biotic and Abiotic Factors
WebQuest: Animal Adaptations
Project Based Learning: Invasive Species Project
Activity Pack: Field Notes Food Web
Activity Pack: Where Have All The Tree Frogs Gone? Mystery
Activity Pack: Population Sampling Activity


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