• School Closings/Delays:

    Due to impending inclement weather, there will be no in-person learning for Somerset Independent Schools on Thursday, January 20, 2022.  This is NTI day number four and students will need to complete NTI lesson #4 for each class.  If students or parents have specific questions about a lesson, please email the teacher.
    After school childcare will be CLOSED on Thursday, January 20, 2022.
    Staff will work from home.


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Unit #4 Understanding Populations

Day #1 What is a Population? 4-1-1

             Intro: What is a Population?

             Notes: What is a Population?
             Video: Population Ecology (12:00)

Population Ecology

           Skill Work: What is a Population?

Day #2 What is a Population? 4-1-1

             Video: Population Ecology (12:00)

Population Ecology

             Interactive Reader: What is a Population?

             Review: Quiz Study Guide- What is a Population?

Day #3 What Limits Population Growth? 4-1-2

             Intro: What Limits Population Growth?

             Notes: What Limits Population Growth?

             Video: Expontional Growth (12:00)

Exponential Growth

             Skill Work: What Limits Population Growth?

Day #4 What Limits Population Growth? 4-1-2

             Video: Population Limiting Factors and Carrying Capacity (12:00)

Limiting Factors

             Interactive Reader: What Limits Population Growth?

             Review: Quiz Study Guide- What Limits Population Growth?

Day #5 An Organism's Niche 4-2-1

             Intro: An Organism's Niche

             Notes: An Organism's Niche

             Video: Community Ecology: Feel The Love (11:30)

Feel the Love

             Skill Work: An Organism's Niche

Day #6 An Organism's Niche 4-2-1

             Video: Ecological Relationships (7:00)

Ecological Relatinships

             Interactive Reader: An Organism's Niche

Day #7 Predation, Parasitism, Mutualism 4-2-2

             Intro: Predation, Parasitism, Mutualism

             Notes: Predation, Parasitism, Mutualism

             Video: Community Ecology II: Predators - Crash Course Ecology #5 (10:23)


             Skill Work: Predation, Parasitism, Mutualism

Day #8 Predation, Parasitism, Mutualism 4-2-2          

             Video: Symbiosis: Mutualism, Commensalism, and Parasitism (5:00)


             Interactive Reader: Predation, Parasitism, Mutualism

Day #9 Unit Review

             Unit #4 Study Guide