Lesson Plans
Biology Block 5 4th Q 13.14 Lesson Plans
Week: 04/21/2014 Instructor: Angela Larson Academics
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Topic: Ecology
Lesson: We will front load the vocabulary for chapter 2 with an RAP vocab list. Students will be introduced to the topic of ecology when we discuss biotic and abiotic factors in an ecosystem. We will discuss community interactions in an ecosystem.
Assignment: Begin working on chapter 2 wkst
Topic: Ecology- flow of energy
Lesson:We will once again be talking about energy, but this time at the level of the community. Students will construct food webs and explain why energy transfers are limited in the trophic levels.
Assignment: Work on the chapter 2 review wkst
Topic: Ecology- Cycling of matter
Lesson: Students will review concepts learned in past years when they go through the nitrogen, carbon and water cycles. Students will make a flip book and draw each of the components of the cycles.
Assignment: Work on the chapter 2 review wkst
Topic: Community ecology
Lesson: We will begin chapter 3 by talking about limiting factors and their effect on carrying capacity. We will be doing a carrying capacity lab.
Assignment: Work on the chapter 3 review wkst