Ecology Unit Test

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Ecology Unit Test

Description

Save time with this Ecology Unit Test! Both PDF and digital versions are included to support any style of teaching!

 

Need a quick way to provide feedback? Use the self grading Google form!

 

The questions in this assessment are designed to be rigorous and require students to predict, reflect, connect, and think critically about the content being presented.

 

Topics Covered in this Assessment:

  • photosynthesis and respiration
  • food webs
  • symbiotic relationships
  • biotic vs. abiotic
  • populations (carrying capacity/limiting factors)
  • types of consumers

 

Who is this resource for?

This resource can be used by classroom teachers, tutors, and parents of students in grades 6-9. It provides a variety of practice covering the mentioned topics.

 

How Can I Use this Resource?

  • Formative or Summative assessment – Use the Google Forms version of this file to quiz your students and get automatic feedback!
  • Pretest
  • Emergency Sub Plans
  • An independent work station in a set of stations
  • Differentiation – Assign this quiz as reteaching for students who have yet to show mastery.
  • Homework
  • Creation of Independent Work Packet for students who are not able to be present for direct instruction.
  • Extension activity for early finishers or for students who show a special interest in the topic
  • Use as a square on a Choice Board
  • Use the questions individually as a warm up or closure activity

 

What’s Included?

Purchase includes a printable PDF file in color with answer key. On page 2 of this resource you will find a link to a student friendly Google Forms version of this file.

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Each and every unit comes includes the following:

  • unit guide complete with key vocabulary, suggested pacing, essential questions, and more!
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NGSS STANDARDS COVERED BY THIS ECOLOGY UNIT TEST:

NGSSMS-LS1-6
Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for the role of photosynthesis in the cycling of matter and flow of energy into and out of organisms. Emphasis is on tracing movement of matter and flow of energy. Assessment does not include the biochemical mechanisms of photosynthesis.
NGSSMS-LS2-1
Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence for the effects of resource availability on organisms and populations of organisms in an ecosystem. Emphasis is on cause and effect relationships between resources and growth of individual organisms and the numbers of organisms in ecosystems during periods of abundant and scarce resources.
NGSSMS-LS2-4
Construct an argument supported by empirical evidence that changes to physical or biological components of an ecosystem affect populations. Emphasis is on recognizing patterns in data and making warranted inferences about changes in populations, and on evaluating empirical evidence supporting arguments about changes to ecosystems.
NGSSMS-LS2-5
Evaluate competing design solutions for maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem services. Examples of ecosystem services could include water purification, nutrient recycling, and prevention of soil erosion. Examples of design solution constraints could include scientific, economic, and social considerations.
NGSSMS-LS2-3
Develop a model to describe the cycling of matter and flow of energy among living and nonliving parts of an ecosystem. Emphasis is on describing the conservation of matter and flow of energy into and out of various ecosystems, and on defining the boundaries of the system. Assessment does not include the use of chemical reactions to describe the processes.

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