|Areas of Focus within The Ecology: Abiotic Factors Unit -Abiotic Factors, Biotic
Factors, The Big 7 Abiotic Factors, Organisms Range of Tolerance, Light, How light
affects Organisms, Photosynthesis, Factors in the Environment that Affect the Amount
of Light, How Organisms Movements are affected by light, Bioluminescence, How
temperature affects organisms, Thermoregulation, Physiological Regulation, Behavioral
Regulation, Adaptation, Hypothermia, Hyperthermia, Warm-Bloodedness
(endothermy), Cold-Bloodedness, Hibernation / Torpor, Advantages of
Warm-Bloodedness, Disadvantages of Warm-Bloodedness, Advantages of
Cold-Bloodedness, Disadvantages of Cold-Bloodedness, Water, Water Requirements
and Plants, Adaptations of Plants and Water, Adaptations of Animals and Water, Wind,
Positives and Negatives of Wind to Organisms, How animals use Wind, How Plants
use Wind, Wind Dispersal, Water Dispersal, McArthur-Wilson Island Biogeography
Theory, Animal Seed Dispersal, Fire Ecology, Fire Dependence, Biogeochemical
Cycles, Water Cycle, Carbon Cycle, Photosynthesis, Cellular Respiration,
Oxygen-Carbon Dioxide Balance, Nitrogen Cycle, Phosphorus Cycle, Importance of
Phosphorus, Nutrients, Nutrient Pollution and Aquatic Systems, Eutrophification.
Teaching Duration = 7 Weeks. Difficulty rating of 6.5 (Ten is most difficult).
|The Ecology: Abiotic Factors Unit covers seven abiotic factors - Light, Temperature,
Water, Wind, and Fire. This unit also covers biogeochemical cycles. This unit includes
an interactive and engaging PowerPoint Presentation of 2,400+ slides with built-in class
notes (Red Slides), lab activities, project ideas, discussion questions, assessments,
challenge questions with answers, videos, and much more. Text for class notes is in
large print (32 font) and is placed at the top of each slide so it can be read from all
angles of a classroom. A shade technique, and color coded text are used to help
maintain student focus and allow teacher to control the pace of the lesson. Also
included is a 14 page (.doc.) assessment / bundled homework that chronologically
follows the slideshow, as well as a 8 page modified assessment. 16 pages of class
notes (.doc) with images are also included for students who require assistance, as well
as answer keys to both of the assessments for support professionals, teachers, and
homeschool parents. 11+ video and academic links are provided and a slide within the
slideshow cues teacher / parent when the videos are most relevant to play. Video
shorts usually range from 2-7 minutes. Two PowerPoint review games are included.
Answers to the PowerPoint review games are provided in PowerPoint form so students
can self-assess. Lastly, crossword puzzles, games such as guess the hidden picture
beneath the boxes, find the hidden owl, and answer with your feet are provided. Bonus
folders that include climate change and ecological succession are provided.
|A four part 2,400 slide PowerPoint explores the
connections that living things have with the
non-living world. The unit begins by exploring
abiotic factors such as light, temperature, water,
and wind. The second half the unit explores the
earth's biogeochemical cycles. A bundled
homework package, lesson notes, worksheets
and much more chronologically follows the
slideshow. Teaching Duration = 7+ Weeks.
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|Bundled homework package that
chronologically follows the four
part PowerPoint. Great for nightly
review of lessons. Modified
version and answer keys provided
in the full unit.
|Detailed unit notes that
chronologically follow the four
part PowerPoint. These are
great resources for students
who may require assistance
and support professionals.
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