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Lakeside High School

Dekalb County Schools

Ecology Fall


Extra Credit Quizzes

Directions: To earn Extra Credit take the linked quizzes below during the appropriate time frame.

Score 100% on the quiz. Print the page with your score of 100%, write your name on it, make no other marks on it, and turn it in at the start of class during the time period when it is due.

To use the print screen function (if you have trouble printing a score box), press "Print Screen" on the upper right hand of your keyboard, then paste that into a Word document and print the entire screen shot with the score. Please do not email quiz results to me.

If the due date falls during an absence, weekend or school holiday, please make sure you have submitted the quiz PRIOR to that date in order to earn credit.


Topic: Scientific Method & Inquiry: 

Due Date: due 8/7-8/30

SCSh1. Students will evaluate the importance of curiosity, honesty, openness, and skepticism in science.
SCSh2. Students will use standard safety practices for all classroom laboratory and field investigations.
SCSh3. Students will identify and investigate problems scientifically.
SCSh4. Students use tools and instruments for observing, measuring, and manipulating scientific equipment and materials.
SCSh5. Students will demonstrate the computation and estimation skills necessary for analyzing data and developing reasonable scientific explanations.
SCSh7. Students analyze how scientific knowledge is developed.
SCSh8. Students will understand important features of the process of scientific inquiry.

Bonus Quizzes:

Extra Copies:

Fun Links:

Nature of Science

The Study of Life

The Science of Biology

Understanding the Basics

Biology Self Test

Graphing Quiz

Introduction to Biology

Alphabet Careers

Biomimetics Research

Mealworm Behavior Lab

SciMeth/COL/Class Crib

Effect of Environment GIZMO

Simpsons Scientific Method

Scientific Method

Scientific Method Animation 

Scientific Method 4 Kids 

Virtual Mealworm Behavior Lab

Dependent & Independent Variables Lab

Lab Safety Rap

The Science of Star Trek

Remediation Videos:

Independent vs. Dependent Variables

Acceleration Videos:

Research Variables: Dependent, Independent, Control, Extraneous & Moderator



ECO#14 & ECO#15

Due Dates: 8/21-9/30

Topic(s): Energy Flow & Energy Pyramid


SEC4b. Apply the first and second laws of thermodynamics and the law of conservation of matter to the flow of energy and matter in ecosystems.

SEC4c. Predict the flow of energy in the living world by constructing food chains, webs and pyramids for various ecosystems.

SEC4d. Explore the importance of primary productivity in ecosystems.

Bonus Quizzes:

Extra Copies:

Fun Links:


Biodiversity and Conservation

Origin and Distribution of Communities


Principles of Ecology

Ecology Quiz

Biology All Around Us

Food Chains & Webs WS

Unit II Task 1

Food Web Menu

Owl Pellet Lab

BB Ecosystems Sketch

BB Exploring Ecosystems

GIZMO: Food Chain

Scientific Method, Food Web & Energy Crib.

Energy In Energy Out

Paramecium Population Lab

How does Energy flow through an Ecosystem Lab

How is Energy Transferred through a Community of Organisms Virtual Lab

Remediation Videos:

Food Chain Game

Bitesize Food Chains

BrainPop Food Chains

Introduction to Ecology  PPT

Amoeba Sisters:Autotrophs & Heterotrophs

Amoeba Sisters: Food Webs& Energy Pyramids

Amoeba Sisters: Ecological Relationships

Acceleration Videos:

Energy Transfer in Trophic Levels

Interdependence: Energy Transfer Activity

Energy Pyramid Activity

Population Dynamic Activity



Topic(s): Cycles

Due Dates: 9/21-10/15

SEC4a. Compare and contrast the carbon, water, oxygen, phosphorus, nitrogen, and sulfur cycles, describing their flow through biotic and abiotic pools, including human influences.

SEC4a. Develop & use models to analyze the cycling of matter & flow of energy within ecosystems through the processes of photosynthesis & respiration.

= Explaining the need for cycling of major biochemical elements (C, O, N, P, & H).

SB1e. Ask questions to investigate & provide explanations about the roles of photosynthesis & respiration in the cycling of matter & flow of energy within the cell (e.g., single-celled alga).

Bonus Quizzes:

Extra Copies:

Fun Links:

Energy in a Cell

Cellular Energy

Cell Respiration: Releasing Chemical Energy

Cellular Energy Review


Cellular respiration

Photosynthesis & Cell Respiration


Respiration/Photosynthesis Survey

Respiration/Photosynthesis Project

Respiration/Photosynthesis Chart

GIZMO: Plants & Snails

GIZMO: Cell Energy

Counting Leaf Stomata

Falling Leaves

Chloroplasts & Mitochondria Coloring WS

Cycles in Your Neighborhood

Carbon Cycle Game

Phosphorus & Sulfur Cycles WS

GIZMO: Water Pollution

Matching and Concentration

Fuel Cells Video

Energy in a Cell

Illuminating Photosynthesis

Stan Lee’s Superhuman (Lactic Acid Mutation)

Remediation Resources:

Photosynthesis Elearnin

Respiration in Plants

Photosynthesis & Respiration

Eutrophication & Dead Zones

Acceleration Resources:

Plant "Breathing" Mechanism Discovered

Transpiration in Plants

Gas Exchange during Respiration


For extra credit on your Stomata Lab:

Take a picture of your Plant cells with your “cellular” device.

Make a collage of your Privet upper and lower epidermis and your English Ivy upper and lower epidermis.

Label the guard cells and stomata in the picture.

Label it with the scientific names of the plants and “What’Stomata in Dr. P’s class”

Post to Social media and send me a link to your post


ECO #1 & ECO#2

Topic(s): Biomes & Climate & Biogeography

Due Dates 10/1-10/31

SEC1a. Characterize the biotic and abiotic components that define various biomes and aquatic life zones.

SEC1b. Explore how global climate patterns and biogeography affect the distribution and abundance of species on Earth.

Bonus Quizzes:

Communities and Biomes

Communities, Biomes, and Ecosystems Practice

Communities, Biomes, and Ecosystems

Communities, Biomes, and Ecosystems Review

Extra Copies:

Reading & Writing Climatograms

Intro to Biomes Brochure

Biome Brochure Rubric

Biome Brochure Template

GIZMO: Food Chain

GIZMO: Greenhouse Effect

GIZMO:Prairie Ecosystem

GIZMO:Forest Ecosystem

Video: Coral Seas

 Biome Tissue Box Project

GIZMO: Coral Reefs Abiotic

GIZMO: Coral Reefs Biotic

Introduction to the Sea Floor

Plankton Shape & Movement

Fun Links:

Mission Biomes

iBiome Wetland

Biomes & Ecosystems Factiles

Remediation Resources:

Biomes PPT

Introduction to Biomes

World Biomes

Acceleration Resources:

Khan Ecosystems & Biomes

The Living Landscapes of Earth

7 Biomes of the World Facts