Part of the series Achieve! Science.
Achieve! Science - Ecosystems covers a variety of topics, including food chains and food webs, habitats, animal and plant reproduction, adaptation, evolution by natural selection, how living things interact in ecosystems, and the effects of floods, drought and bushfires on Australian ecosystems. This book is divided into six units, all of which contain photocopiable Activity sheets and conclude with a Revision sheet to test understanding of the unit content. Varied activities – including labelling diagrams, completing tables, multiple-choice questions, cloze activities and word games – allow students to build their scientific vocabulary and understanding of key concepts. The CD-ROM contains all the pages that are featured in the book, as well as a file of selected illustrations that can be used for other work sheets. These pages can be easily edited to suit the needs of students.
- Living things and ecosystems
- Food and ecosystems
- Plants in ecosystems
- Animals in ecosystems
- Plant and animal biodiversity
- Humans and ecosystems
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About the Achieve! Science Series
The Achieve! series of Science titles has been developed for teachers who require modified, curriculum-focused activities for secondary school students. It is aimed at students who, because of poor literacy skills, struggle to read and comprehend regular classroom materials. Students will experience success as they work alongside their classmates in the same subjects with material that is tailored for their literacy needs. Each book is divided into units that focus on a key topic and contain four to five photocopiable work sheets. The units could be taught as a lesson with students in groups of varying sizes. Alternatively, one or more activity sheets can be used as support material, or for individual homework, assessment or revision. Many books in the series include a CD-ROM that contain all the pages that are featured in the book, as well as a file of illustrations that can be used for other work sheets. These files can be easily edited to suit the needs of your students.
- Mature-look page layout and illustrations
- Topics that will interest teenagers
- An emphasis on literacy skills
- Clear learning objectives
- Starter activities, background topic information and ideas for summarising a lesson
Other Titles in the 'Achieve! Science' Series
Chemical Reactions, Materials & Particles
Explores the Chemistry concepts for the junior to middle secondary levels.
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Energy, Electricity & Movement
Explores physics concepts for the junior to middle secondary levels.
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Life Processes & the Environment
Explores biology concepts for the junior to middle secondary levels.
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Scientific Investigation: Plants, Rocks & Outer Space
Explores scientific concepts for the junior to middle secondary levels, including the Solar System, rock types, photosynthesis, collecting data, investigations and experiments, and much more!
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Measurement and Laboratory Skills
Provides a range of tasks that will assist students to improve their use and understanding of critical science metalanguage. Topics include using units in science, using measurement equipment, calibrations and measuring experiments.
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Literacy for Science
Provides a range of tasks that will assist students to improve their use and understanding of critical science metalanguage. Topics include scientific method and procedures, energy and motion, the human body, ecology and more.
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Assists teachers to develop lessons regarding the cross-curriculum priority – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures – from the Australian Curriculum.
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Sustainability in the Asia Pacific
Assist teachers to develop lessons regarding the cross curriculum priorities – Sustainability, and Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia – from the Australian Curriculum.
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Covers a variety of topics, including the structure of animal and plant cells, how cells work, organs, important body systems, photosynthesis and the many ways to classify living things.
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Science as a Human Endeavour - Biology
Assists teachers to develop lessons for the biology sub-strand in Science as a Human Endeavour.
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Science Understanding - Biology
Assists teachers to develop lessons for the biology sub-strand in Science Understanding for Years 7-8 and Years 9-10.
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Science Understanding - Chemistry
Assists teachers to develop lessons for the chemical sciences sub-strand in Science Understanding for Years 7 -8 and Years 9-10.
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