Grade 7 Science Interactions in the Environment



Total Pages: 230 pages
Answer Key: Included with rubric
Teaching Duration: 2 months
File Size: 19 MB
File Type: Zip

Grade 7 Science Interactions in the Environment (Ecosystems) | PDF & Digital Formats: This 230-page unit will help you teach science without a textbook. Students will love this engaging and differentiated unit that explains what ecosystems are and how they interact within their environments.

  • This resource contains individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning i.e. Google Classroom™.
  • The unit also comes with Google Slides™ versions of the included lessons for 1:1 technology schools.

Curriculum Alignment: Ontario Science Curriculum 2007 Grade 7 Interactions in the Environment

Lesson Overview

  1. Unit Vocabulary QR Code Matching Activity
  2. Elements of Ecosystems
  3. Ecosystems – Examples and Interactions
  4. Energy Transfer and Food Chains
  5. Biotic Elements Quiz
  6. Matter Cycling
  7. Ecological Succession
  8. Ecosystem Limits
  9. Species At Risk & Invasive Species Assignment
  10. Human Interactions in the Environment
  11. Indigenous Perspectives
  12. Environmental Investigation Case Study: Electric Cars
  13. Environmental Protection Stations
  14. Ecosystem Summative Lab (3 options)
  15. Ecosystems Unit Test
  16. Sub Plans

Resource Includes:

  • Detailed lesson plans
  • Differentiated Lessons and assignments (readings, videos, graphic organizers, interactive notebook activities, group work, projects, labs)
  • Detailed unit plan, answer keys, and assessment rubrics
  • Mp3 audio files of articles
  • Lessons divided up with title pages for easy access
  • Student assignment choice and variety
  • 5 Quizzes (PDF and Self-Marking Google Forms)
  • Unit Test
  • 3 Science Lab Options

Teacher Feedback

  1. “This is like gold….we have no resources at all for the intermediates, so this was perfect for my class. Can’t wait for the other units. Many thanks!!”
  2. “First time teaching grade 7 and this was a great resource for this unit!”
  3. “I have used this in planning my lessons for my grade 7 class next year. It is a great resource to support my science lessons. Thank you.”

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