HS-LS2-6

Evaluate the claims, evidence, and reasoning that the complex interactions in ecosystems maintain relatively consistent numbers and types of organisms in stable conditions, but changing conditions may result in a new ecosystem.

 
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Intro to Ecology

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 1- Organization and Relationships
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 1- Organization and Relationships
Sharon Wilson
Jonesboro, GA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Our house is a very, very, very big house.

 
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best
   

Communities & Ecosystems (Day# 1 of 4)

High School Biology » Unit: 7) Ecology ("Population Interactions")
High School Biology » Unit: 7) Ecology ("Population Interactions")
Mitchell  Smith
Kent, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

All living organisms and the environment are interconnected.

 
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Population Dynamics (Day #1 of 3)

High School Biology » Unit: 7) Ecology ("Population Interactions")
High School Biology » Unit: 7) Ecology ("Population Interactions")
Mitchell  Smith
Kent, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Populations of species are influenced by the abiotic and biotic factors present in the environment. However, feedback mechanisms help to adjust a population's size toward its "ideal" level.

 
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Biomes

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 1- Organization and Relationships
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 1- Organization and Relationships
Sharon Wilson
Jonesboro, GA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Biomes are great places to view the biodiversity of the planet.

 
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Communities & Ecosystems (Day# 2 of 4)

High School Biology » Unit: 7) Ecology ("Population Interactions")
High School Biology » Unit: 7) Ecology ("Population Interactions")
Mitchell  Smith
Kent, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

All living organisms and the environment are interconnected.

 
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Population Dynamics (Day #3 of 3)

High School Biology » Unit: 7) Ecology ("Population Interactions")
High School Biology » Unit: 7) Ecology ("Population Interactions")
Mitchell  Smith
Kent, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Populations of species are influenced by the abiotic and biotic factors present in the environment. However, feedback mechanisms help to adjust a population's size toward its "ideal" level.

 
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7
   

Population Dynamics (Day #2 of 3)

High School Biology » Unit: 7) Ecology ("Population Interactions")
High School Biology » Unit: 7) Ecology ("Population Interactions")
Mitchell  Smith
Kent, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Populations of species are influenced by the abiotic and biotic factors present in the environment. However, feedback mechanisms help to adjust a population's size toward its "ideal" level.

 
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Viruses, Part 4- Ebola

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 1- Organization and Relationships
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 1- Organization and Relationships
Sharon Wilson
Jonesboro, GA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The Ebola epidemic teaches us that science really happens outside the classroom.

 
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biosafety
   
Biology » Unit: Protists
Ruth Hutson
Randolph, KS
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

By using protists as model organisms, we can shorten period of time succession occurs so we can observe changes in an ecosystem.

 
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amoeba proteus
   

Communities & Ecosystems (Day# 3 of 4)

High School Biology » Unit: 7) Ecology ("Population Interactions")
High School Biology » Unit: 7) Ecology ("Population Interactions")
Mitchell  Smith
Kent, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

All living organisms and the environment are interconnected.

 
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The Billion Oyster Project: History and scientific research (1 of 2)

Environmental Stewardship by Design » Unit: Citizen science, Student design
Environmental Stewardship by Design » Unit: Citizen science, Student design
Daniel Babauta
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

New York was once home to a pristine harbor full of oyster. How might our understanding of the historical decline of oyster help us to understand effective strategies for oyster rehabilitation?

 
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manhattan
   

Investigating Claims About Cancer

High School Science » Unit: Introduction to the Biotechnology Workplace
High School Science » Unit: Introduction to the Biotechnology Workplace
Ericka Senegar-Mitchell
Washington, DC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Scientists use systematic and rigorous criteria to evaluate claims about factors associated with cancer.

 
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uv and
   
Biology » Unit: Protists
Ruth Hutson
Randolph, KS
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

By using protists as model organisms, we can shorten period of time succession occurs so we can observe changes in an ecosystem.

 
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bdelloid rotifer
   

Communities & Ecosystems (Day# 4 of 4)

High School Biology » Unit: 7) Ecology ("Population Interactions")
High School Biology » Unit: 7) Ecology ("Population Interactions")
Mitchell  Smith
Kent, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

All living organisms and the environment are interconnected.

 
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Resources (16)
 
Reflections (1)
   
Biology » Unit: Protists
Ruth Hutson
Randolph, KS
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

By using protists as model organisms, we can shorten period of time succession occurs so we can observe changes in an ecosystem.

 
Favorites (1)
 
Resources (17)
 
Reflections (1)
paramecium caudatum ehrenberg  1833
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