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This Classroom Connectors lesson plan discusses factors influencing the stability of ecosystems, including human activities, climatic conditions, natural disasters, man-made disasters, predators, and population changes. The site provides goals, objectives, an outline, time required, materials, activities, and closure ideas for the lesson. The Classroom Connectors address content with an activity approach ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Ecology
 
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This Classroom Connectors lesson plan dicusses the role of predators in ecosystems. Students learn the terms prey and predator, define the relationship between these two, discuss the effects of a lack of predators in an environment, define scavenger and separate the role of scavenger from that of predator. The site provides goals, objectives, an outline, time required, materials, activities, and closure ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Ecology
 
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This Classroom Connectors lesson plan teaches about the relationships of organisms in ecosystems. Students construct models of ecosystems, recognize different trophic levels, recreate food chains, and differentiate energy flow and nutrient cycling. The site provides goals, objectives, an outline, time required, materials, activities, and closure ideas for the lesson. The Classroom Connectors address ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Ecology
 
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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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