Weekly Outline 36

A Complete Record of Daily Activities
This Week’s Learning Target(s)
  • Describe ecological succession, and compare and contrast primary and secondary succession.
  • Explain how climate is a key abiotic factor that can be influenced by human activity (cause and effect).
  • Describe how conservation methods can help protect and restore ecosystems.
  • Describe the effects of human population on the biosphere (including air and water pollution, climate change, greenhouse effect, habitat fragmentation and loss, and introduced species).
  • Explain the importance of biodiversity for sustainable ecosystems.
  • Explain the role of conservation ecology in sustaining biodiversity.
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DateLesson TopicsAssignments
Monday
05/04
· Describe ecological succession, and compare and contrast primary and secondary succession.
· Ecological Succession Online Activity· Ecological Succession Online Activity
 (Due Tuesday, 05/07)

Homework
· Read Sections 15.1 & 15.2 Review 15.1 Key Terms Review 15.2 Key Terms
· Define Key Terms on Vocab Checklist
 (Due Tuesday, 05/07)

Tuesday
05/05
· Explain how climate is a key abiotic factor that can be influenced by human activity (cause and effect).
· Describe how conservation methods can help protect and restore ecosystems.
· Describe the effects of human population on the biosphere (including air and water pollution, climate change, greenhouse effect, habitat fragmentation and loss, and introduced species).
· Explain the importance of biodiversity for sustainable ecosystems.
· Explain the role of conservation ecology in sustaining biodiversity.
· Introduce Human Impact on Biodiversity Project
· Articles for Human Impact on Biodiversity Project
· Work on Human Impact on Biodiversity Paper
 (Due Monday, 05/13 by 7:45 am)
Thursday
05/07
· Community Dynamics Writing Task
· Work on Human Impact on Biodiversity Paper
· Community Dynamics Writing Task
 (Due in class)

Homework
· Finish Unit 8 Vocabulary Checklist
 (Due Friday, 05/10)
· Study for Quiz on Friday

Friday
05/08
· Population & Community Ecology Quiz
· Discuss Human Impact on Biodiversity Presentation
· Finish Human Impact on Biodiversity Paper
 (Due Monday, 05/13 by 7:45 am)