Lesson Plan contains background, an "interest approach" for the introduction, information for the direct instruction, laboratory activity (extended classroom activity), discussion questions and a written evaluation.
Lesson Plan contains a pre-lab discussion, Lab is a mobile project involving the food web of a system. Then there is a presentation and a summative assessment. Extension and extra resources are available.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Trophic Levels.
To stimulate the critical thinking skills required to assess the validity of statements about the key concept using an Agree/Disagree Table.
To use a memory aid to help students remember ordered events or sequences using Mnemonics.
Covers plants endemic to Antarctica, their relationship to fossilized penguin guano, and the effects of climate change on them. Illustrates the importance of bottom up forces in establishing ecosystems.
Covers attempts to back breed aurochs through the use of genetics and back breeding. Looks at efforts to restore wild areas of Europe by reintroducing the historical herbivore of the ecosystem.
Covers invertebrates and how they act on a slower time scale than other animals. Seeks to get students to consider how other animals perceive the world and how this can inform studies of all animals.
This study guide introduces ecology and looks at how organisms interact with the environment. It also reviews ecosystems, food chains, food webs, and trophic levels.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Trophic Levels.