Perfect systems?What does this question What do you know aboutsuggest? the topic?What do you think we are Can you relate thisgoing to study? question with other topics?
What important concepts are we going to study in this unit?Ecosystems: basicconcepts Biotic relationsNutrition in ecosystems BiomesTrophic chains andnetworksTrophic pyramidsTransfer of matter andenergy 3
What Areas of Interaction could we use in this unit?Approaches to LearningCommunity and ServiceHealth and SocialEducationEnvironmentsHuman ingenuity
The Area of Interaction we are going to use is:Environments How are the ecosystems around us? How do ecosystems work? How important are ecosystems for human beings?
The tasks we are going to do in this unit are: CRITERION OBJETIVES TASK A B C D E FResearch the amount of paper x x xused every year and the impact ofthis consume on ecosystems Project “Save paper, Saveworldwide. trees”Learn the basics about ecosystems Test Ecosystems and x x xand biomes biomesDraw a trophic pyramid using data Hands on “Trophic x xprovided pyramids”Study the response of plants to Hands on “Geotropisms” x x xgravityUse your previous knowledge to Activities Ecosystems x x xanswer basic cuestions onecosystems
What Approaches to Learning skills are we going to work? Time management Self management Working in groups Being informed Accesing, selecting and organizing information Inquiring Identifying problems, creating solutions
What characteristics of the IB learner profile are we going to develop in this unit? Inquirers Open-minded Knowledgeable Caring Thinkers Risk-takers Communicators Balanced Principled Reflective
What characteristics of the IB learnerprofile could we develop in this unit? Inquirers Open-minded Knowledgeable Caring Thinkers Risk-takers Communicators Balanced Principled Reflective