Attention - Shipping

The transition of our inventory to a new warehouse is taking longer than we anticipated. As a result, we are experiencing fulfillment delays and order(s) are taking longer to ship out. We are working hard to get the stock moved to our new facility as quickly as possible so that we are better equipped to meet your needs. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.

attention

This lesson asks students to explore the positive and negative factors affecting ecosystems and their impact on either an endangered species or an invasive species. Student teams first conduct research on the real-life challenges. Next, the teams design a simulation to model a selected ecosystem in the form of a board game, using information from research and data analysis. Students will model a natural working ecosystem, introducing human intervention or impact as a potential solution to the problem of either endangered species or invasive species. This lesson is best situated within a unit on ecosystems. A materials list, teacher background information, assessments, and outcomes are provided. This book selection includes the Table of Contents, Introduction, Contributors, About the Authors, References, Image Credits, and Index.

Level

High School

Grade Levels

High School

Topics

Biology Engineering Instructional Materials Life Science Science and Engineering Practices

Details

Type Book ChapterPub Date 9/11/2018Pages 51Stock # PB433X_6

NSTA Press produces classroom-ready activities, hands-on approaches to inquiry, relevant professional development, the latest scientific education news and research, assessment and standards-based instruction.

Learn More