About This Chapter
Ecosystems for Elementary School - Chapter Summary
Work through this chapter with your elementary school students to help them study different types of ecosystems. These kid-friendly lessons offer interesting facts about forests, plains, prairies and more. The chapter's online format allows you to assign these lessons to your students at home, school or wherever it's convenient. Be sure to use the included lesson quizzes to evaluate your students' knowledge comprehension.
- Prairie ecosystems
Who It's For
Kids who need extra help learning about ecosystems will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about the different types of ecosystems.
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding ecosystem facts
- Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about ecosystems
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about biology (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about ecosystems
- Students who struggle to understand their biology teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra biology resources
How It Works
- Find lessons in the chapter that cover the ecosystems your student needs to learn or review.
- Press play to watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
- Refer to the video transcripts and highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about ecosystems.
- Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify your student understands ecosystem facts by administering the Ecosystems for Elementary School chapter exam.
1. Forestry Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts
Trees are all around us, but we often don't think much about them. In this lesson, you'll learn why trees and forests are important to people and how we can care for them.
2. Plains Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts
What do you call a large area of land that is flat? Boring? Maybe! In this lesson find out why these landforms, called plains, are actually not boring at all. Read on to find out about their many differences.
3. Prairie Ecosystem Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts
This lesson describes the prairie ecosystem, including tallgrass, mixed-grass, and shortgrass prairies; how rain, tornados, and wildfire affect prairies; animals that live there, like insects, birds, and buffalo; and plants that people farm there.
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