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TeacherKevin Kearney
Subject AreaScience
Grade Level6
Week #28
Unit of InstructionBiodiversity - Extra Unit
Standard(s) Taught

SC.6.L.15.1: Analyze how and why organisms are classified according to shared characteristics with emphasis on the Linnaean system combined with the concept of Domains.

SC.6.N.1.1: Define a problem from the sixth grade curriculum, use appropriate reference materials to support scientific understanding, plan and carry out scientific investigation of various types, such as systematic observations or experiments, identify variables, collect and organize data, interpret data in charts, tables, and graphics, analyze information, make predictions, and defend conclusions.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will be able to define biodiversity and keystone species.

Students will be knowledgeable about local biodiversity.

Students will be able to recognize the importance of biodiversity.

Students will be able to relate rainforest biodiversity to other ecosystems.

Classroom Activities

Biodiversity Lab (weather permitting) or Rainforest WebQuest

Maintaining Biodiversity Video

Rainforest Biodiversity Activities

Assignments Due

Biodiversity Lab (weather permitting) or Rainforest WebQuest

Rainforest Biodiversity Activities: Bell Ringer, WebQuest, Article and Questions, writing prompt

Additional Resources