Elementary School biology lesson plans and activities: Ecology

Resources and ideas for biology, ecology, written by teachers to support teaching and learning

Food Chain and Food Web Bundle

Food Chain and Food Web Bundle

This is a growing Bundle of ALL of my printables for Food Chains and Food Webs. So far, it has my:Food Web Building KitFood Chain and Food Web Word WallFood Chain and Web Definition Glossary CardsFood Web 'I Have, Who Has' GameSpring themed Food Chain PuzzlesSince this is a growing bundle, more resources will be added to it at no extra cost to you so the earlier you get it, the more you save!

By TeacherNyla

Competition and Adaption

Competition and Adaption

Lesson designed for my new year 7 science class introducing competition and adaption. Lesson includes a research section so they will require access to IT or library.

By mrnicholls

New AQA 2016 Biology Chapter 5 COMPLETE SOW ALL Lessons and resources INCLUDED

New AQA 2016 Biology Chapter 5 COMPLETE SOW ALL Lessons and resources INCLUDED

The bundle includes a variety of different activities for each lesson. This chapter is based on the NEW 2016 AQA SOW. The bundle includes lessons required for double GCSE award and also includes triple science lessons (these can just be ignored if only teaching a double award group).There are 11 lessons included and some are available individually if required. Some activities included are: starter, progress checks, differentiated activities, graded exam questions, research tasks, self/peer-assessment opportunities.

By danniw12345

21 GCSE Biology Revision Games

21 GCSE Biology Revision Games

This resource is a set of 23 games that can be used during your revision sessions leading up to the GCSE Biology exam. Some games are by themselves whilst others have information sheets that go with them. All the editable files for the games are in the zip file as there are over 30 individual files. This resource includes games covering:1: Enzymes2: Digestion3: Evolution4: Adaptations5: Biodiversity6: Decay7: Deforestation8: Diabetes9: Drug testing10: Food security 11: Genetic engineering12: Growing microbes13: Reproductive hormones14: Meiosis15: Mitosis16: Reflexes17: Plant hormones18: Temperature control19: The use of glucose20: Tropic levels21: Using plant hormonesThanks for looking

By chalky1234567

Garden Creatures Food Web / Ecosystem Clip Art

Garden Creatures Food Web / Ecosystem Clip Art

This food web / ecosystem clip art set of garden creatures includes 20 high quality PNG images at 300dpi with transparent backgrounds (10 colour and 10 black & white). Garden creatures illustrated are a frog, bee, butterfly, snail, ladybug, bird, lizard, caterpillar, spider and grasshopper.Please note that this is a Compressed Zip File. Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.

By Catcarolines

Adaptation

Adaptation

Put the station cards from the PPT file around the room. Students then have copies of the station cards from the word file and have to move around the room completing the cards. Helper sheets are for any LSA's you may have

By biscuitcrumbs

Year 8 Biology - Plants

Year 8 Biology - Plants

Set of complete lessons based on the new curriculum; Classification, biodiversity, plant structure and reproduction. Lessons are good to go or can be tailored to your specific requirements.Worksheets referenced are from the Exploring Science package.1. Classification2. Biodiversity3. Quadrats4. Plant reproduction5. Flower structure6. Pollination7. Fertilisation/seed making8. Seed dispersal10. Germination/growth11. Plant life cycle

By Sigyn

Science Week Bundle

Science Week Bundle

A collection of science themed resources and activities that you might enjoy for British Science Week.

By sarah277

Population and Pollution

Population and Pollution

OCR Biology Population and Pollution - covers human impact on the environment reasons for increased population, air and water pollution and indicator species.

By Ashlea89

Top 5 Biology Graded Task Sheets

Top 5 Biology Graded Task Sheets

This bundle contains the five most popular Biology graded task sheet resources from the selection I have available. This bundle includes1 Diffusion2 Carbon Cycle3 Food Chains and Food Webs4 Genetic Engineering5 Vaccinations

By kanzi1979

Top 5 Chemistry Graded Task Sheets

Top 5 Chemistry Graded Task Sheets

This bundle contains the five most popular Chemistry graded task sheet resources from the selection I have available. This bundle includes1 Ionic and Covalent Bonding2 Carbon Cycle3 Ionic and Covalent Bonding4 Reactivity Series5 Structure of an Atom

By kanzi1979

Top 10 Task sheets

Top 10 Task sheets

This bundle contains the ten most popular task sheet resources from the selection I have available. This bundle includes1 Kinetic Energy and Gravitational Potential Energy 2 Diffusion3 Ionic and Covalent Bonding 4 Reactivity Series 5 Food Chains and Food Webs 6 Carbon Cycle 7 Genetic Engineering 8 Distance Time Graph 9 Hooke’s Law 10 Vaccinations

By kanzi1979

Biology Revision sheets B2

Biology Revision sheets B2

Written for OCR gateway B2 but could be used for any exam board; covers animal adaptations, energy flow, food chains, predator / prey and classification. I like to photocopy onto A3 sheets and put past paper questions on the otherside.

By claribell82

Easter Bundle

Easter Bundle

A collection of resources that could be used as part of Easter activities. This bundle will be added to over time.

By sarah277

New GCSE - Conservation

New GCSE - Conservation

Comprehension activity to cover key areas of conservation including legislation (CITEs, SSSIs), seed banks and national parks.Loop activity which I ran as a group competition.

By Ayalalucy

Biomimicry

Biomimicry

Used as part of the AQA transition course with a year 8 class, but could be adapted and used with older or younger learners.

By Ayalalucy

AQA B1, B2 and B3 quiz

AQA B1, B2 and B3 quiz

A 6 round quiz that includes questions on B1, B2 and B3. Has picture rounds and a round that covers the higher elements of the course too.

By jennystarr4

Selective breeding in animals

Selective breeding in animals

Ks3 (year 7/8) resource for introduction to selective breeding (1 lesson)- All resources made and produced by myself, and a lot of detail and time has been taken to produce.-Easy to see progress over the lesson from students.- No practical, though a wide range of VAK tasks throughout.Easy lesson to teach and very important lesson to inform students of the dark underworld of dog breeding and health issues of pedigree dogs- Lesson 7 out of 7. WALT:Show an understanding of artificial selectionExplain the use of artificial selection in breeding pedigree dogs or cows.Form an opinion on the ethics of pedigree dog production by inbreeding.Included:- Option of two starters.- Lesson outline (Main components, but more of overview of lesson and explanation of set tasks and how to use resources, it has been broken down so easier to follow than a lesson plan).- Detailed PowerPoint with animations (2 versions one with old levels and one without any). Also contains all answers to worksheets. (27 pages).- All worksheets (Worksheet to be printed two to one page landscape with space left to glue into books).- Interactive notebook slide to help go through certain answer and match up keywords.- Four different plenaries (Bloom taxonomy questions, match up keywords, bingo and splat) - Two worksheets one to go with main tasks of lesson and the other keyword match up.- 3 videos (average length 2 minutes), these are all hyperlinked in PowerPoint by clicking on images and back up hyperlink in note section of PowerPoint. Cannot upload on TES, but all -easily accessible.-Breeding Pug dogs with breathing problems.-Health of Pedigree Dogs- National geographic- Meet the Super CowPlease review if bought and check out my free resources.

By riches1157

Be a Curious Climate Change Detective - Explore Cool Questions & Hot Answers

Be a Curious Climate Change Detective - Explore Cool Questions & Hot Answers

Ready to tackle one of the most debated and difficult situation that face the earth – climate change. There are lots of things to explore when thinking about climate change.As the earth gets warmer and warmer the causes, mechanisms, or impacts of climate change on our planet is something that is important to discuss with young children. It is also crucial to explore solutions and ideas that can help us build a better future.The package contains:1. What do you know? What do you want to learn?2. What is the difference between weather and climate?3. Ask the Penguin questions about climate change4. Main Reasons people cause the climate to become warmer5. What is Global Climate?6. Imagine that you are a polar bear. . . a coral fish. . .sitting on the moon watching the Earth7 .Why is the climate changing?8. Greenhouse effect9. Greenhouse Gases – What is good? What is the problem?10. A little extra warming11. It matters what we do. Work with nature!12. My action plan13. Spread the message about climate change14. Visions of the future. A bright and sunny vision! A little darker vision!15. Reflection on the learning16. Question cards - How can I help?

By asajomard

habitat,adaptations, food chains, variation, classification,  vertebrates, invertebrates Year 7 KS3

habitat,adaptations, food chains, variation, classification, vertebrates, invertebrates Year 7 KS3

80 PowerPoint slides covering:What is a habitat, community, environment, population, ecosystem? - includes match up boxes task.Polar bear and camel adaptations - includes video hyperlink; includes match up boxes task.Daily and seasonal changes. Adaptations of predators and prey - includes video hyperlink.Food chains and food webs - includes interactive activity hyperlink; includes animated/moving slide. Variation and selective advantage - includes drawing and thinking task. Inherited and environmental variation -includes whole class activity. Classification of living organisms.Vertebrates.Invertebrates - Includes 10 question quiz with answers; includes anagrams activity.

By ntobi

Marine Pollution (Definition,Causes,Effects/Impacts)

Marine Pollution (Definition,Causes,Effects/Impacts)

Marine Pollution (Definition,Causes,Effects/Impacts)Lesson ObjectivesAt the end of the lesson students should be able to:Define the term marine pollution.Explain the causes of marine pollution.Explain the effects/impacts of marine pollution.The slide is an essential material for teachers and students of the subjects science,biology,geography & environmental management who want to revise the topic 'Marine pollution For KS 3,4 & 5It is well written with graphical drawings.A must have for both teachers and students

By omereonye

New AQA GCSE Biology Factors Affecting Food Security Lesson

New AQA GCSE Biology Factors Affecting Food Security Lesson

This resource is a lesson with activities covering the food security content in the 2015 AQA Biology specification. This resource includes:1: A power point to lead students through the lesson2: A blockbusters starter game3: A Literature activity4: A types of farming discussion activity5: An information hunt activity6: A dice game7: A micro-teaching activityThanks for looking

By chalky1234567