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Distinguish Among Ecosystem Relationships


Distinguish among symbiotic, commensal, and parasitic relationships SPI 0507.2.2

Links verified 11/2/2010

  1. An Introduction to Symbiosis - sub-categories listed in order to to describe different associations
  2. Chapter 9 - Examples of mutualism and commensalism
  3. Chapter 12 - Examples of parasitism
  4. Interactions - Examples of parasitism, mutualism and commensalism and allelopathy [this expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine]
  5. Intertidal Rocky Reefs - from the Barwon Bluff Marine Sanctuary
  6. Mutualism and commensalism - simple definitions and a list of links to use
  7. Predation, Parasitism, Commensalism, and Mutualism in the Garden and in the Community - many pictures used to illustrate content
  8. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsSymbiosis - background information on symbiosis, mutualism, commensalism, and parasitism
  9. Symbiosis and Commensalism from the Sea Slug Forum
  10. A PowerPoint show related to this standardTypes of ecological interactions - this show has a large number of images
  11. Volcanoes of the Deep - classroom activity to be used to research and classify symbiotic relationships between individual organisms of different species A lesson plan can be found at this site

A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print



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