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Ecosystem Analysis

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 60 minutes.

Group Size:
Individual


 

Summary:
Students will watch a video that discusses ecosystems and food chains and complete the accompanying video guide.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Science - Biology
Standard 1 Objective 1

Summarize how energy flows through an ecosystem.

Materials:

  • student sheet (attached)
  • video about ecosystems and food chains
  • VCR or DVD player

Attachments

Student Prior Knowledge:
Students should be familiar with the concept of an ecosystem and a food web.

Instructional Procedures:

  1. Distribute handout to students.
  2. Show video
  3. Be sure to help students with this activity, pointing out important points during the video.

Assessment Plan:
Scoring Guide:

Students were attentive during video....10 points
Table filled in............................. 10 pts
Food Web drawn............................... 10 pts
Questions answered correctly.........18 points

Bibliography:
Lesson Design by Jordan School District Teachers and Staff.

Author:
Utah LessonPlans

Created Date :
Nov 10 2014 13:25 PM

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