Unit 2: Communities of Life


General Resources

Virtual Textbooks

Tree of Life Web Project

Ecology, Ecosystems & Humans

Mojave Desert Studies Collection

Abiotic Factors

Glossary Of Ecology Terms


Climatological Data Summaries

Biomes, Biogeography

What is a Bioregion?
Ecoregions, Ecosystem, Watersheds
Plant Identification, Plant Communities & Mojave Desert Plants

Trophic Levels

Food Chains

Food Webs

Food Pyramids


What is Biodiversity?

Why should we care?

Threatened & Endangered Species

Non-Native, Invasive, Alien Species

Human Activity and Local Ecology

Link Lists…

Interactivities, Simulations, & Tutorials

Assessment Practice… Quizzes, Test etc.

Concept Maps

Extra Credit Opportunities…

Ecology Animations

Environmental Timeline…

Ecological Succession

Community Ecology -- animations of ecological principles of community interactions

Biogeochemical Cycles

Dissolved Oxygen

Interspecific Competition ~ Lab

Population  Growth ~ Bacteria Lab

Human Impacts

  • Acid Rain -- animation of natural & unnatural process
Fun & Games
World Builders

Biodiversity Enrichment

Ecosystem Cartoons

Biome Crossword Puzzle

Great Biome Graph Match

To plant or not to plant?

Ecology Bingo

... to Life Science

... to Introduction to the Principles of Biology