We found 64 resources with the concept the biosphere
Journey Through the Spheres of the EarthLesson Planet
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Each of the Earth's spheres interacts with the other spheres in predictable ways. Young scientists explore these interactions through a hands-on activity, graphing, and watching a video. They summarize their knowledge in a video or...
The Anthropocene and the Near Future: Crash Course Big History #9Lesson Planet
12 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
The Anthropocene covers the last century in an unofficial geological era. An informative video considers both the pros and cons of progress. It discusses the environmental impact, changes in lifestyle, political changes, wars, and...
ESS3C - Human Impacts on Earth SystemsLesson Planet
6 mins K - 12th
The human impact on the earth's systems often has unintended consequences. A comprehensive video lesson builds a progression for teaching the standards ESS3C in elementary through secondary classrooms. Instruction focuses on the human...
Magic Isle: Lesson Plan 1Lesson Planet
4th - 8th CCSS: Designed
What are the factors that limit growth and expansion? As part of their study of Catalina Island, class members view the West of the West's documentary Magic Isle and research William Wrigley and the Santa Catalina Island Company. After...
What is Up Th-air? — AtmosphereLesson Planet
7th CCSS: Designed
Air, air, everywhere, but what's in it, and what makes Earth's air so unique and special? Journey through the layers above us to uncover our atmosphere's composition and how it works to make life possible below. Pupils conduct research...
Hierarchy of LifeLesson Planet
6 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The leader of the biology gang is known as the nucleus. In the video, learners see the different levels of the hierarchy of life. Scholars explore each level, listening to descriptions and seeing examples of each one. It is the second...
Biosphere—Building a Balanced WorldLesson Planet
7th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
There is more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere today than at any point in the last 800,000 years. In a biodiversity activity, scholars explore the gases that make up the atmosphere. Through an experiment, participants see how plants...
Breaking Down EcosystemsLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Ecosystems are crucial in allowing for the flow of energy. In this collection, learners look at how energy flows from one organism to another through food chains and food webs. With videos, interactives, and worksheets, the material in the collection is great for a week long study of ecosystems. The end of the collection provides a quiz for young life scientists to show what they learned.
Building Your Own BiosphereLesson Planet
7th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
On September 26, 1991, four women and four men entered the scientific experiment, Biosphere 2; the doors were sealed for two years in order to study the interactions of a biosphere. In the activity, scholars explore biospheres by...
Environmental Matter ExchangeLesson Planet
9 mins 9th - 12th
Why did carbon marry hydrogen? They bonded well from the minute they met. Here is a video that focuses on the essential chemicals for life: water, carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus. It relates each of these to macromolecules and the way...
Ecology - Rules for Living on EarthLesson Planet
10 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Populations, communities, ecosystems, and biospheres are the subject of a video that investigates biomes and reveals that taigas, or boreal forests, are the largest biome, covering 17% of Earth's land surface. Viewers then explore how...
The Carbon Cycle GameLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Have you ever wanted to be an atom of carbon? The instructional activity allows each student to be an atom of carbon in the carbon cycle. First, they follow through the cycle as it existed before human interference. Then, they try the...