Ecology webques t in this webquest, you will visit different websites that will ask you to investigate, read, and answer questions based on the information learned during this chapter to start, click on the file above and open it up. Unit 3 - ecology plants, photosynthesis & cell respiration plants, photosynthesis & cell respiration powerpoint ecological relationships worksheet (video clip links in video below) invasive species & biomagnification calumet harbor, invasive species, pollution, and biomagnification dr john janssen - round goby invasion netlogo. Worksheet community interactions meat eaters worksheet invasive species population ecology worksheet key lecture ecosystems worksheet biosphere (key) worksheet: community interactions (key) impacts, issues: fire ants in the pants a fire ants have invaded the united states 1 two species entered from argentina in the 1930s.
Invasive species are exotic or foreign organisms either accidentally or purposely brought over to another area when these new species are introduced to the new area, they quickly spread and take over the new habitat due to a lack of predators or competition. Find invasive species lesson plans and worksheets showing 1 - 200 of 246 resources tenth graders explore different ways to control aquatic invasive species in this ecology instructional activity, 10th graders play the role of a member of the dept of natural resources they research three problems that might be associated with. A worksheet to record results is included but students also compare it's growth to that of other invasive species shown in the included videos in the game the planet helios is facing ecological devastation and you're in a race against time to save the planet the game was designed by a group of young people with help from ibm. Population ecology worksheet key glossary ecosystems) worksheet ecosystems (key) worksheet biosphere (key) worksheet ecosystems lecture population ecology 2013 14 worksheet: invasive species lecture fire ants 1 from where and when were these ants introduced to the us from argentina in the as early as 1918 mobile, al area 2.
1 wwwprotectingusnoworg lesson plan: biodiversity, invasive species, and plant biosecurity before you get started: there is quite a bit of information found in these materials. Students will create a wanted poster that displays the ecological crime of one invasive species this project includes both a google doc digital version and a printable option this way, if you are you looking for a print and go assignment, or a digital google classroom assignment, you are covered. A general overview of invasive species a general overview of invasive species. Virtual ecology lab: invasive species worksheet virtual ecology lab: invasive species worksheet learning goal: to learn how an invasive species can affect an ecosystem.
Lesson two lab 23 alaska invasive species food web label each species and draw arrows showing the transfer of energy or consumption from the primary producers to the top predator. A key factor that makes many species invasive is a lack of predators in the new environment 3 this is complex and results from thousands of years of evolution in a different place predators and prey often co-evolve in a phenomenon called the co-evolutionary arms race. Environmental issues worksheet name_____ section a: renewable vs nonrenewable use the information sheet to fill in the chart energy source how is it formed pros cons renewable or read over the examples of invasive species choose one and explain how it is impacting the. Invasive species, or things that do not normally grow in the area, are threatening the native ecology and in turn the lifestyle and cultural expectations of the people that live there c41. Ecology is a large theme, and often not given full coverage in a biology class due to time constraints below are some basic lessons on ecology and environmental science.
Once an invasive species becomes established, it can damage the environment by preying on, parasitizing or competing with native species this affects the delicate balance of the affected ecosystem. This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills: defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as global ecology and invasive species. Besides printing the worksheets, no other prep is needed to conduct this activity in your ecology or environmental science course students will explore three different kinds of biodiversity (genetic diversity, species diversity, and ecosystem diversity) and the importance of biodiversity to ecosystems and life on earth. Ecological amplitude/range (see worksheet c) refer to worksheet c and select the one letter below that indicates the number of different ecological types that this species invades a. Some of the worksheets displayed are invasive species activity, lesson, lesson name exploring great lakes invasive species, lesson plan biodiversity invasive species and plant, invasive species of lakes erie and ontario, endangered species curriculum grades k 5, grade 10 sustainability of ecosystems, biology answer key unit 8 ecology.
Review unit 10: ecology — sample questions density of species a and species b propose an explanation for the patterns of explain why invasive species are often successful in colonizing new habitats 2 2007:4 the energy flow in ecosystems is based on the primary productivity of autotrophs a. In this lesson plan which is adaptable for students in grades 3-12, students will explore the effects of invasive species they will participate in a game simulation in which they must stop carp (a non-native species) from progressing through the waterways to lake michigan. Conservation and biodiversity questions for your custom printable tests and worksheets in a hurry browse our pre-made printable worksheets library with a variety of activities and quizzes for all k-12 levels login invasive species are. The symbiosis of several populations is based on effects that may be neutral, positive, or negative interactions like mutualism, commensalism and parasitism are included human impacts to ecosystems are also considered using the invasive species kudzu.
Virtual ecology lab: invasive species worksheet learning goal: to learn how an invasive species can affect an ecosystem prerequisite knowledge: before beginning this lab, you should be familiar with these concepts: the definition of invasive species. Project learning tree is excited to offer greenworks grants up to $1,000 again this year the funds can be used by students to implement recycling programs at their school, conserve water and energy, establish school gardens and outdoor classrooms, improve a forest, restore a natural habitat, and more.
Really good powerpoints to introduce ecological ideas, some with worksheet questions for students to answer as they view the presentation, are ecology with worksheet, land biomes with worksheet, water biomes with worksheet. Learn about this and other concepts related to introduced species in the lesson how introduced and invasive species alter ecological balance the lesson will: define native, introduced, and. Exploring great lakes invasive species by: patty eaton, toledo maritime academy subject: life sciences this lesson would be part of a unit on ecology or human impact on the introduction to invasive species student worksheet 1 invasive species impact the _____ and _____.