We found 16 resources with the concept ecological systems
Exploring Biomes in Gorongosa National ParkLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Diversity in a biome leads to some unique characteristics vital to the natural environment. Young scholars use an interactive map to explore the vegetation and climate of the Gorongosa National Park. They collect climate data to compare...
Creating Chains and Webs to Model Ecological RelationshipsLesson Planet
9th - 12th
The sustainability of an ecosystem depends on many factors and changes constantly. Young scholars consider these factors as they use a set of cards to create food webs. They review key scientific vocabulary such as predator, prey,...
What Makes Blue-Green Algae Dangerous?Lesson Planet
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed
Sometimes the little things cause the most damage. Scholars watch a video in the ACS Reactions playlist to learn about algal blooms. They listen to an explanation about how these blooms form and how they are harmful to people and the...
“I Can’t Live Without You!” A Close-up Examination of Microorganisms Involved in Mutually Beneficial Symbiotic RelationshipsLesson Planet
5th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
To gain an understanding of symbiotic relationships that exhibit nature working together, scholars create slides of three different microorganisms working in symbiotic relationships. Through careful observation, they learn why termites,...
Biology Training ConclusionLesson Planet
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Gravity is just one consideration when determining human habitability on a new planet. The lesson connects four different units and starts with connecting the various systems: planetary systems, human body systems, etc. After scholars...
Section Two: Why is Biodiversity Important?Lesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Explore soil, genetic traits, natural resources, and pollution in a series of lessons that focus on biodiversity. Kids complete experiments to learn more about the importance of varied genes and organisms in an ecosystem.
Ecological Footprint--How Does The Way We Live Affect Earth?Lesson Planet
6th - 12th
Students demonstrate an awareness of the global implications of decisions that individuals and families make about their needs and wants. They identify environmental and health issues related to the production and consumption of food....
Maintaing Species Diversity in our Fragile Ecosystems: Why Are Animals Threatened or in Danger of Extinction?Lesson Planet
6th - 10th
Learners comprehend the importance of wildlife conservation by behaving like conservation biologists. They define biodiversity and study biodiversity of a local habitat. Students analyze difficult choices involved in protecting...