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Ecosystems

Ecosystems Print-at-Home PDF

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You will receive a link to download the complete 98-page PDF science unit for self-printing. All PDF materials are for use within your own family or school group and cannot be shared or distributed to others.

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Ecosystems Unit Printed Unit + PDF Download

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Physical unit 

  • 98 high-quality, full-color pages
  • Printed single-sided on 80-lb coated paper
  • Science units are not spiral-bound because so many pages need to be cut, removed, or copied

Complete PDF download

  • Digital copy of full unit for optional printing of consumable pages or copies for multiple children in the same household

Please note: free PDF only available with physical purchase. If you choose to return an unwanted unit or cancel an order, you will be charged the full amount for the PDF file; only the physical portion is refundable.

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Ecosystems Read-Aloud Book Pack

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Two full-color, interactive books included in the optional Ecosystems Read-Aloud Book Pack expand learning and provide a fun, engaging addition to your Ecosystems study.

Travel to three unique ecosystems around the world and learn about the cute and creepy plants and animals that live and work side by side in keeping their ecosystem—and our earth—healthy in Ecosystems in Your Backyard. (32 pages, 11”x8.5”)

Explore the biodiverse ecosystem of the Sonoran Desert with the elf owl. Travel with him as we observe his habitat day and night in Elf Owl and His Ecosystem. (32 pages, 11”x8.5”)

These books are all published by The Good and the Beautiful Library and are designed to appeal to children in grades K–8. Lessons will prompt students when to read these optional books, but they are not integrated with the lessons.

The Amazon Rainforest Ecosystems Grades 7-8 Extension

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Level 7

Pack your bags, grab some sturdy clothing, and get ready to venture through the Amazon Rainforest! There is so much to learn about this tropical ecosystem, from the geography and climate, to the kinds of lush vegetation and fascinating predators and prey who call the rainforest their home. The Amazon Rainforest will take you on a journey of discovery down the Amazon River and up into the treetops filled with clouds.

Written by Elizabeth Thuernagle, 32 pages, full-color, 11″X8.5″

This book is suggested to accompany our Ecosystems science unit as extra reading for students in Grades 7–8.

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Explore the wonders of the vast world that surrounds us, from the amazing creations found in your own backyard to the most extreme biomes on Earth, in the brand-new Ecosystems science unit. Every little part of the earth, from the drops of water in the ocean to lumbering elephants to each unique person, is an important part of our world!

This family-style unit includes vibrant images, engaging videos to enhance learning, full-page Grades 7–8 Lesson Extensions, and unique activities. Don’t miss the read-aloud book pack and 7–8 extension book to expand learning and take your children on adventures near and far!

Lesson 1 – Introduction to Ecology
Lesson 2 – Abiotic and Biotic Factors
Lesson 3 – Levels of Organization
Lesson 4 – Food Chains and Food Webs
Lesson 5 – Energy Pyramids and Trophic Levels
Lesson 6 – Interactions of Living Things
Lesson 7 – Earth’s Terrestials Biomes
Lesson 8 – Earth’s Aquatic Biomes
Lesson 9 – Ecological Succession

This unit has not yet been updated to the new science format and does not include a bound course book and student journals. The updated format of this course is expected to release in early 2023.

Correlated Learning

Optional books that correlate well with the Ecosystems unit. Our top picks include the Ecosystems Read-Aloud Book Pack for all ages and The Amazon Rainforest for grades 7+.
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Ecosystems in Your Backyard by Nyree Bevan

$6.99
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Picture Book for All Ages

Ecosystems are everywhere you look—out your kitchen window, underneath the ground, even on your own skin! They all work in perfect harmony, and each is an incredible example of God’s creative power. In this book, you’ll travel to three unique ecosystems around the world and learn about the plants and animals that live and work there side by side. Some are cute and some are creepy, but they all play a vital role in keeping their ecosystem—and our earth—healthy.

32 pages, full-color, 11″X8.5″

This book is an optional read-aloud book for our Ecosystems science unit and is included in the optional Read Aloud Book Pack which is suggested to accompany that unit.

The Amazon Rainforest Ecosystems Grades 7-8 Extension

$7.99
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Level 7

Pack your bags, grab some sturdy clothing, and get ready to venture through the Amazon Rainforest! There is so much to learn about this tropical ecosystem, from the geography and climate, to the kinds of lush vegetation and fascinating predators and prey who call the rainforest their home. The Amazon Rainforest will take you on a journey of discovery down the Amazon River and up into the treetops filled with clouds.

Written by Elizabeth Thuernagle, 32 pages, full-color, 11″X8.5″

This book is suggested to accompany our Ecosystems science unit as extra reading for students in Grades 7–8.

Ecosystems Read-Aloud Book Pack

$13.98
Details

Two full-color, interactive books included in the optional Ecosystems Read-Aloud Book Pack expand learning and provide a fun, engaging addition to your Ecosystems study.

Travel to three unique ecosystems around the world and learn about the cute and creepy plants and animals that live and work side by side in keeping their ecosystem—and our earth—healthy in Ecosystems in Your Backyard. (32 pages, 11”x8.5”)

Explore the biodiverse ecosystem of the Sonoran Desert with the elf owl. Travel with him as we observe his habitat day and night in Elf Owl and His Ecosystem. (32 pages, 11”x8.5”)

These books are all published by The Good and the Beautiful Library and are designed to appeal to children in grades K–8. Lessons will prompt students when to read these optional books, but they are not integrated with the lessons.

Elf Owl and His Ecosystem by Megan Noel

$6.99
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Picture Book for All Ages

The Sonoran Desert stretches from the southwestern United States down through western Mexico and is home to many creatures, including one of the world’s tiniest and cutest birds of prey: the elf owl. We will follow him through his ecosystem as he goes about his nightly business, and then join him as he ventures out on his own during the day. There is always something interesting to observe at any time of day or night in this surprisingly biodiverse ecosystem.

32 pages, full-color, 11″X8.5″

This book is an optional read-aloud book for our Ecosystems science unit and is included in the optional Read-Aloud Book Pack which is suggested to accompany that unit.

Correlated Learning—Purchase Above

Ecosystems Read-Aloud Book Pack

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Two full-color, interactive books for all ages included in the optional Ecosystems Read-Aloud Book Pack expand learning and provide a fun, engaging addition to your Ecosystems study. Purchase above.

Includes:

  • Ecosystems in Your Backyard by Nyree Bevan
  • Elf Owl and His Ecosystem by Megan Noel

The Amazon Rainforest Ecosystems Grades 7-8 Extension

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We recommend this book as extra reading for students in Grades 7–8. The Amazon Rainforest will take you on a journey of discovery down the Amazon River and up into the treetops filled with clouds. There is so much to learn about this tropical ecosystem, from the geography and climate, to the kinds of lush vegetation and fascinating predators and prey who call the rainforest their home. Purchase above.

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