sepup Unit 2: Ecology

Digital Resources

The 3rd edition for this kit is now online, including teacher manuals and student ebooks. To access the online materials, you will need to login with your ECS Google account through Clever. Once you are in the Clever site, click on the "Lab-Aids" app to access the Lab-Aids portal. 

Within the Lab-Aids portal, you will need to assign the student eBooks to your class. You are able to assign the units one at a time, which will allow you control over which content you students can see and use. After finishing a unit, you can either unassign or allow the students to have access to the unit throughout the year.


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Compare data collected by scientists in the years before and after the arrival of the zebra mussels. From the data, begin to build a picture of how the ecosystem has changed.

Download onto an iPad or MacBook.  Open in Pages.  Template to accompany Ecology Unit -activity 73. 

Created by Michelle Holderman, 6th Grade, Eastwood. 

 Nematodes Essay Project

 Ecology Unit, Activity 80 

(By Michelle Holderman, 6th grade, Eastwood)

Copy of Activity 80: Nematodes essay question

Nematoades Essay Outline

Copy of Activity 80 Nematodes rubric

Nematoades Essay Rubric

 Activity Slides

Slide of activities and the set up is similar to what they will see at West side. Each slide is an activity with warm up question and vocabulary (purple are new words)

(By Mackinzie Kempton, 6th grade, Daly)

U2 Ecology Activity Slides
U2 Science Notebook Student Slides (EN)

Student Slides

Student slides for a digital science notebook with some sheets related to activities included and slides for vocabulary words. Notebooks in English and Spanish.

(By Mackinzie Kempton, 6th grade, Daly)

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Epic Collection

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G6 Literacy Book Resources for ECS Science Kits.pdf

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ETHOS 2021-22 Science Kit Insert Grade 6.pdf

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