Ecology Lesson Plans

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This webpage features lesson plans for studies related to ecology, and targets the K-12 audience. Examples include Pollution Solutions, which discusses the many factors that contribute to the pollution and destruction of water ecosystems, and Forest Food Webs, which teaches students how organisms in a temperate forest are dependent on one another for proper nutrition. Each lesson plan includes objectives, materials, procedures, discussions questions, and extended reading. Some include adaptations for older or younger audiences.

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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Biology, Environmental Science
Grade Level: Intermediate (3-5), High School (9-12), Primary (K-2), Middle (6-8)
Climate Literacy Principles: Complex Interactions, Life and Climate Are Linked:Climate Ecosystems, Life and Climate Are Linked, Survival of Organisms / Species, Complex Interactions:Water Cycle, Life and Climate Are Linked:Climate Evolution
Topics: Human Dimensions/Resources, Biosphere
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science, Environmental Science