• Lower Dauphin School District

    Curriculum Guide

    Course Title: Environment & Ecology
    Subject: Science
    Grade Level(s): 9
    Synopsis of Curriculum

    This course is designed to instruct students in selected state Environment and Ecology standards that are correlated to the Keystone Biology exam. Major units of study include: earth’s environmental systems, population ecology, and evolution and community ecology. Emphasis will be placed on how the students personally interact with their environment. Each unit will be taught using an inquiry approach, laboratory exercises, simulations, and additional investigative techniques.

    Units of Study Titles

    Introduction to Environment & Ecology

    Earth’s Environmental Systems

    Population Ecology

    Community Ecology