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Download Syllabus and Curriculum Map (165 KB)

Download Assessment Plan (234 KB)

Download Lesson Plan 1: Syllabus and Expectations (56 KB)

Download Lesson Plan 2: Setting Group Norms for Special Interest Groups (102 KB)

Download Lesson Plan 3: BioChemical Cycles (440 KB)

Download Lesson Plan 4 and 5: Biomes (4.9 MB)

Download Lesson Plan 6: Patterns of Succession (481 KB)

Download Lesson Plan 7: Niche (31 KB)

Download Lesson Plan 8: Food Web (5.5 MB)

Download Lesson Plan 9: Flow of Matter through Biological and Physical Systems (24 KB)

Download Lesson Plan 10: Carrying Capacity (46 KB)


Essential question:

How do scientists use ecological data to make decisions about populations and ecosystems?

Guiding questions:

How do matter and energy flow through biological and physical systems?

How are species interdependent and interrelated?

How do populations respond to positive and negative inputs?

How do ecosystems respond to positive and negative inputs?

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ecological data, populations, ecosystems, Teacher Education, ETEP


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Field Ecology Curriculum on White Tail Deer Population in Maine