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Ecology by Inquiry

Recommended for:

Middle school

Description:

A series of seven lessons, designed to teach fundamental ecological principles using an inquiry-based approach to middle-school students. These lessons were developed in cooperation with the Highline School District and the Wascowitz Outdoor School.

What's Inside:

Introduction
Lesson 1. Buggin' Out
Lesson 2. Organizing Organisms
Lesson 3. Eating for Energy
Lesson 4. Mapping Madness
Lesson 5. Leave it to the Sun
Lesson 6. A Leaf Lunch
Lesson 7. Slippery Sleuths

Download the full curricula:

Ecology by Inquiry (PDF 4 MB | 14 MB )