An ecology curriculum for middle school grades developed by Dr. Kathleen Hogan, a former Associate Scientist at the Cary Institute. Using guided inquiry, students act as investigators to understand more about food webs, decomposition, and nutrient cycling. Each module can be stand-alone or used in sequence - students act as scientists and carry out research plans!
An ecology curriculum for middle school grades developed by Dr. Kathleen Hogan, a former Associate Scientist at the Cary Institute. Although the book is out of print, used copies can be found online or through the publisher, Kendall/Hunt. We have included PDF versions of the lesson plans in our curriculum database - to follow the entire book's curriculum, complete these three units: Decomposer Dynamics, Cycles: From Rot to Radishes, Who eats What?
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