Students watch a small video about Jane Goodall and take a quiz.
Discuss Jane Goodall's work, and guide discussion towards characteristics of chimpanzee society.
Do you think other animal societies are organized this way?
2 direct instruction
Students will be introduced to four levels of ecological organization:
organism, population, community, ecosystem
3 guided practice
Students will create a simple sketch of chimpanzee ecological organization, showing and labeling the 4 levels
4 independent practice
Ask students to show ecological organization for another organism. Ask students to include video in their project.
5 wrap up
Have students post their model. Ask students to add a comment and a question to each other's post.