Goes into more depth about symbiosis and how it applies to a real ecosystem.
Learn about the plethora of community interactions in this video including competition, predation, symbiosis, stable communities, succession, and niches.
Students participate in a role play simulation to debate the possibility of establishing a world preserve. Students explore the human impacts on the rain forest and learn how the rain forest effects us. Worksheets included.
Reviews the different roles of organisms in ecosystems.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Roles in an Ecosystem.
To use prior knowledge of root words to learn new vocabulary words using Etymology.
To reinforce and increase concept comprehension, and to analyze similarities and differences between topics using a Two Column Table.
Come up with questions about a topic and learn new vocabulary words to determine answers using an Ask, Answer, Learn table.
The intertidal zone is between high and low tides. Tide pool organisms have to be sturdy to deal with lots of changes to their environment.
Energy and nutrients move through ecosystems, including the savanna where wild animals roam for now.
Orthoceras ruled the Ordovician seas and its fossils are widespread and abundant today. This cephalopod had a shell for protection, a siphuncle for transportation and a sea full of other life.
Using the invasive lionfish species in the Atlantic ocean as a case study, students will explore the impact that an invasive species can have on an ecosystem and on our economy. They will continue their exploration by holding a town meeting and identifying an invasive species in their own life.
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