TTW: Draw and compare the different types of macromolecules.
TSW: complete a booklet to compare macromolecules.
TSW: be divided into groups with different ability levels to evaluate the different
types of macromolecules. Students will be asked to read to each other about the
different macromolecules and prepare a lesson to teach to the class.
Test on macromolecules
Identify the components of an ecosystem and compare the different types of living
relationships in an ecosystem.
*Understand methods used to study ecology.
*Explain how biotic and abiotic factors influence an ecosystem.
*Identify levels of organization within an ecosystem.
*Compare producers and consumers and explain their roles within an ecosystem and
in energy transfer.
*Identify the three types of ecological pyramids.
*Describe how matter cycles among the living and nonliving parts of an ecosystem.
*Describe how water cycles through the biosphere.
*Describe why nutrients are important in living systems.
*Describe how the availability of nutrients affects the productivity of ecosystems.
*Demonstrate knowledge of food chains and webs.
*Demonstrate knowledge of ecological pyramids.
*Demonstrate knowledge of biogeochemical cycles.
*Complete test on objectives 3 b and 3 c
*make flash cards on key vocabulary terms for chapters 5 and 6
*Take pretest on biomes and human interactions