Life Science Lesson Plans in Middle School Science

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Biodiversity Skillbuilder 4: Modeling Classification  (Grades 6-8)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
NGSS
Students classify themselves into different groups based on observable characteristics of clothing and accessories, then apply to biological...
Biodiversity Skillbuilder 3: How Diverse is Biodiversity?  (Grades 6-8)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
NGSS
Students explore biodiversity statistics by hypothesizing the number of animal species and comparing to scientific estimates. Students will...
Biodiversity Skillbuilder 2: ID That Bird!  (Grades 6-8)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
NGSS
Students observe cutouts of birds around the classroom, sketch and describe field markings, and use field guides to make identifications. Students...
Biodiversity Skillbuilder 1: Meet a Creature  (Grades 6-8)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
NGSS
Students practice making observations, describing physical characteristics of organisms, and interpreting information. In pairs, students sit back to...
Food Webs Activity 4: Food Chains Rummy  (Grades 6-8)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
NGSS
Students synthesize their understanding of energy flow and trophic relationships through “Food Chains Rummy,” a modified version of the classic card...
Food Webs Activity 3: Food Chains and Webs  (Grades 6-8)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
NGSS
Students practice building food chains and webs, explore interrelationships in the EOL Food Webs Tool, then model the flow of energy in food webs...
Food Webs Activity 2: Food Web Systems  (Grades 6-8)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
NGSS
Students model how a complex system operates and how some parts of a complex system have more leverage or influence on the rest of the system...
Food Webs Activity 1: Producers, Consumers, Decomposers (Grades 6-8)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
Students become “experts” and make creative presentations about the different ecological roles of producers, consumers, and decomposers at local and...