You may go through the units in any sequence, but we suggest first exploring Unit 1, Natural Selection.
This "Ecosystems" module has four units of instruction. Clicking on the unit titles will take you to the topic.
Each module has a "Hazards" link that leads to a menu of study units on various environmental hazards (such as oil spills, farm runoff, insecticides, and so on).
Famous Scientists: Click here if you want to review the short biographies of famous scientists mentioned in "Cells Are Us," "Organ Systems," and "Ecosystems."
Toxic Hazards: Click here to see an index of common toxic hazards that are explained in the various instructional units.
Electronic flash card self quizzing: Click here when you have finished the lessons and are ready for self-study using the Get Smart self-study test set. Note that you will be prompted to download the Macromedia player software if it is not already on your computer.
Teachers should visit the Teacher Pages before beginning the instructional units. Access to Teacher Pages is password protected. Click here to get a password.
The Module is not intended to replace current curricula, but the units will hopefully provide useful resources and learning activities to complement and enrich current teaching practices. The content is designed for middle-school students, but some of the content may be useful in high school.