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Reading Strategies: Comparing Pyramids

Main Core Tie

Science - Biology
Standard 1 Objective 1

Time Frame

1 class periods of 15 minutes each

Group Size

Individual

Authors

Utah LessonPlans

Summary

Using their textbook, students will compare 3 types of ecological pyramids.


Materials

Attachments


Student Prior Knowledge

Students should understand that food energy can be displayed and summarized on an energy pyramid.


Instructional Procedures

  1. Students should create a Venn diagram for the energy pyramid, biomass pyramid, and pyramid of numbers.
  2. They should come up with at least 3 things in each quadrant.


Assessment Plan

Scoring Guide:

All quadrants full-12 points


Bibliography

Lesson Design by Jordan School District Teachers and Staff.


Created: 11/12/2014
Updated: 02/04/2018
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