Ecology

Ecology covers the interactions between plants and animals and their environment.

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Create A Creature

Create A Creature

Create a new creature based on the adaptations of existing creatures from the same biome.

The Pros and Cons of Producers and Consumers

The Pros and Cons of Producers and Consumers

Sure, students might know the difference between a producer and a consumer… but have they considered how they feel about each other? What, in a producer's opinion, are the pros and cons of a consumer?

Creating A Realistic Flower and Pollinator

Creating A Realistic Flower and Pollinator

Your students will create a new flower, designed to attract a specific pollinator.

The Tournament of Biomes

The Tournament of Biomes

Want to move beyond memorizing the characteristics of biomes? In this lesson, students work through a Tournament of Biomes, explaining which biome wins in each round (based on criteria you choose). In the end, they crown a 👑 Champion Biome!

Not Like The Others: Creatures of the Tundra

Not Like The Others: Creatures of the Tundra

Students will determine which creature of the tundra is not like the others.

Animal Adaptation Tournament

Animal Adaptation Tournament

Which animal has the most interesting, most valuable, or strangest adaptations?

Concept Attainment: Walnut vs Clouds

Concept Attainment: Walnut vs Clouds

Students will be working with examples and non-examples to arrive at the topic of living vs non-living things.

Concept Attainment: Hornet vs Tiger

Concept Attainment: Hornet vs Tiger

Students will be working with examples and non-examples to arrive at the topic of invertebrates vs vertebrates.

Not Like The Others: Penguins

Not Like The Others: Penguins

Students will determine which type of penguin is not like the others.

Plant Adaptation Tournament

Plant Adaptation Tournament

Who will win in a tournament of eight plants with Interesting adaptations!?

What’s In My Brain: Owl vs Eagle

What’s In My Brain: Owl vs Eagle

Students will be working with examples and non-examples to deduce the topic of nocturnal vs diurnal animals.

Notice, Wonder: An Orange Thing

Notice, Wonder: An Orange Thing

A mysterious image. Slowly reveal it. Let your students wonder!

Not Like The Others: Snakes of the Rainforest

Not Like The Others: Snakes of the Rainforest

Students will determine which snake of the rainforest is not like the others.

Not Like The Others: Birds of the Tropical Rainforest

Not Like The Others: Birds of the Tropical Rainforest

Which of these four birds is not like the others?

Not Like The Others: Ants of the World!

Not Like The Others: Ants of the World!

Students will determine which type of ant is not like the others.

Not Like The Others: Rainforests

Not Like The Others: Rainforests

Which of these rainforests is not like the others?

Not Like The Others: Deserts

Not Like The Others: Deserts

Which of these deserts is not like the others?

Notice, Wonder – Critter

Notice, Wonder – Critter

A mysterious image. Slowly reveal it. Let your students wonder!

Not Like The Others: Birds of the Desert

Not Like The Others: Birds of the Desert

Students will determine which desert bird is not like the others.

What’s In My Brain: Coral vs Water Lilies

What’s In My Brain: Coral vs Water Lilies

Students will be working with examples and non-examples to deduce the topic of Saltwater vs Freshwater Organisms.

Not Like The Others: Flowers

Not Like The Others: Flowers

Students will determine which flower is not like the others.

Notice, Wonder: Krzywy Las

Notice, Wonder: Krzywy Las

A mysterious image. Slowly reveal it. Let your students wonder!

What’s In My Brain: Tree vs Tree

What’s In My Brain: Tree vs Tree

Students will be working with examples and non-examples to deduce the topic of Deciduous vs Coniferous.

Notice, Wonder: Silver Torch

Notice, Wonder: Silver Torch

A mysterious image. Slowly reveal it. Let your students wonder!

Notice, Wonder: Bloom

Notice, Wonder: Bloom

A mysterious image. Slowly reveal it. Let your students wonder!

Not Like The Others: Cephalopods

Not Like The Others: Cephalopods

Students will determine which cephalopod is not like the others.