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Construct an explanation that predicts patterns of interactions among organisms across multiple ecosystems.

 
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Endangered Species - A Multiday Project

7th Grade Science » Unit: Interdependence of Organisms
7th Grade Science » Unit: Interdependence of Organisms
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Project based learning as a way to promote deeper learning and to develop the skills needed for success in college, career and civic life.

 
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here now gone tomorrow
   

The Feeling is Mutual

6th Grade Science » Unit: Zoology
6th Grade Science » Unit: Zoology
Melodie Brewer
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Living things in an ecosystem rely on a web of interdependence. These relationships can take on many forms.

 
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Relationships Between Organisms

7th Grade Science » Unit: Interdependence of Organisms
7th Grade Science » Unit: Interdependence of Organisms
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

All organisms interact with and depend upon each other and their environment to satisfy their basic needs.

 
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Exploring Predator and Prey Relationships

7th Grade Science » Unit: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
7th Grade Science » Unit: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
John Cerezo
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students explore predator and prey relationships in ecosystems.

 
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lynx
   

Relationship Status: Symbiosis

7th Grade Science » Unit: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
7th Grade Science » Unit: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
John Cerezo
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students explore symbiotic relationships across multiple ecosystems.

 
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Going, Going, Gone! (5 day project-based lesson)

6th Grade Science » Unit: Zoology
6th Grade Science » Unit: Zoology
Melodie Brewer
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The rapid decrease in population among many species means that we must put forth more effort to ensure that these species do not go extinct. Why not get our students involved?!

 
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tiger
   

Which Niche?

6th Grade Science » Unit: Zoology
6th Grade Science » Unit: Zoology
Melodie Brewer
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Each animal has a role in its ecosystem, which serves itself and others within its community.

 
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Food Chains & Food Webs: Assessment

7th Grade Science » Unit: Energy in Life: Food Chains & Food Webs
7th Grade Science » Unit: Energy in Life: Food Chains & Food Webs
Andrea Pless
Wheat Ridge, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Show what you know.

 
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test
   

Food Chains & Food Webs: Problem Solving

7th Grade Science » Unit: Energy in Life: Food Chains & Food Webs
7th Grade Science » Unit: Energy in Life: Food Chains & Food Webs
Andrea Pless
Wheat Ridge, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Spin your own food webs and other energy diagrams.

 
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create
   

Food Chains & Food Webs: Reteach/Extend

7th Grade Science » Unit: Energy in Life: Food Chains & Food Webs
7th Grade Science » Unit: Energy in Life: Food Chains & Food Webs
Andrea Pless
Wheat Ridge, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Small changes can mean big problems for ecosystems.

 
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learning
   

Ocean Zones

6th Grade Science » Unit: Oceanography
6th Grade Science » Unit: Oceanography
Melodie Brewer
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The ocean is a complex ecosystem, differing greatly as you travel deeper into the water. Learn about the many characteristics of each layer of the ocean, from the surface to the floor.

 
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Frogger (Day 4)

8th Grade Science » Unit: Problem Solving
8th Grade Science » Unit: Problem Solving
Jennifer Smith
Monticello, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson, students present and explain their final products for the Frogger project and ask thoughtful scientific questions as audience members.

 
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Panda Bears in Phoenix (2 Day Lesson)

6th Grade Science » Unit: Zoology
6th Grade Science » Unit: Zoology
Melodie Brewer
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Panda bears used to the cool, damp, mountains and forests of Southwest China. Could they survive in the dry heat of the Arizona desert?

 
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