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This lesson plan teaches students about the interactions of populations within an ecosystem. Topics include the roles of predators and prey, the roles of saprophytes and scavengers, symbiosis, harmful and beneficial ecological relationships, interactions with the physical environment, and problems in ecosystems. It provides objectives, skills, time required, content outline, materials, significant ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Ecology
 
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Methods of Analyzing Population Changes is a lesson plan to teach students that populations are dynamic and have identifiable characteristics and measurable growth patterns. Topics include population growth rate, life tables and equations, mortality and survival curves, and key factors analysis. The lesson plan provides objectives, skills, time required, content outline, materials, and significant ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Ecology
 
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This lesson plan teaches students that populations are dynamic with identifiable characteristics and measurable growth patterns. Factors of population survival that are taught include immigration and emigration, environmental resistance, carrying capacity, and homeostasis. The lesson plan provides objectives, skills, time needed, a content outline, materials, and significant terms. The overarching ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Ecology
 
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The concept that populations are dynamic with identifiable characteristics and measurable growth patterns is addressed in this lesson plan. Population characteristics are explained, including biotic potential, density, natality, mortality, and age distribution. The lesson plan provides objectives, skills, time needed, a content outline, materials, significant terms, and questions for the class. The ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Ecology
 
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This lesson plan teaches students that the earth is a complex sphere composed of a variety of interdependent systems which can be placed in the following order of increasing complexity: organism, species, population, community, ecosystem, biome, and biosphere. The lesson plan provides objectives, skills, time needed, a content outline, materials, significant terms, a glossary, resources, questions ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Ecology
 
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This Classroom Connectors lesson plan teaches students about ways to protect endangered species, as well as the concept of carrying capacity and its importance for wildlife and people. This site provides goals, objectives, an outline, time needed, materials, activities, and closure ideas for the lesson. Classroom Connectors address content with an activity approach while incorporating themes necessary ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Ecology
 
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This data tip from Bridge, the Ocean Sciences Education Teacher Resource Center archive, focuses on invasive marine organisms and the harm they cause to native species. Students can view maps to follow the spread of the zebra mussel, an eastern European native, which was found in Michigan in 1988. Links are provided to information about other nonindigenous aquatic species. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, In-situ dataset
Subject: Ecology
 
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This data tip from Bridge, the Ocean Sciences Education Teacher Resource Center archive, concerns populations of migratory and resident Canada geese (Branta canadensis). Resident geese remain in the same location year-round, ranging from southern Canada to the middle United States. The data activity uses bird count figures to examine Canada goose populations since 1950 in the four North American migration ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan, Ref. material, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Ecology
 
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This lesson teaches students the basics of species interdependency within an ecosystem. Students describe the things animals need to survive and the ways in which animals depend on other animals and plants; perform a simulation to demonstrate the interdependencies within an ecosystem; look at pictures of endangered animals, and explain what they think might happen to other animals and plants if these ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2)
Resource type: Lesson plan, Photograph
Subject: Ecology
 
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In this activity, teams of students are asked to work as companies to develop travel brochures for a large ecotourism business. The companies must have tours from a variety of representative biomes. Each student develops a ten-day itinerary in which participants travel through an area without using motorized vehicles. The emphasis is placed on describing the highlights of the journey as an experience ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Ecology
 
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