Population Dynamics and Biodiversity (Grades 9-12)

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Grade levels: 9, 10, 11, 12

Content areas: Career & Technical, Math, Science

Topics: STEM, smsp, Environmental Science, Biodiversity, Human Impact

Related Standards : NGSS.HS.LS.2.7, NGSS.HS.LS.4.6, NGSS.HS.LS.2.2

Type of resource: Lesson/Unit Plan

In this unit of study students will explain the concept of diversity and calculate various ways to measure diversities. Students will analyze data and factors limiting a population, and evaluate human impact on biodiversity. (Note: this unit was designed for an IB Environmental Sciences course.) This unit integrates nine STEM attributes and was developed as part of the South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership's Teacher Leadership Team. Any instructional materials are included within this unit of study. Conditions of Use: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0. Copyright Holder: Sara Childers