Ecology Lesson Plans
Build an Paper Ecosystem Lesson Plan
Using biotic and abiotic factors, students will build a food web and energy pyramid using examples of producers, consumers, and decomposers.
Published by National Park Service High School
Quadrant Population Size Sampling Lesson Plan
Students use a quadrant sampling method to predict the population size of a certain type of plant.
Published by Janet McVittie High School
North American Biomes Lesson Plan
Students color in the appropriate biome on a map of North America. Students then answer several questions about those biomes.
Published by Shannan Muskopf High School
Spread of an Infectious Disease and Population Growth Student Handout
A simple simulation demonstrates exponential spread of infectious disease in a population, and discussion questions develop student understanding of how human diseases spread. Additional discussion questions and a graphing activity develop an understanding of exponential and logistic population growth.
Published by Ingrid Waldron and Jennifer Doherty High School
More Ecology lesson plans are in the works.