Hands-On Ecology immerses students in the world of real-life ecologists. Through engaging authentic learning experiences, students will explore ecological habitats while building STEM skills. This book is packed with activities that can easily be conducted in the classroom using everyday materials and includes everything teachers need to help students to explore the makeup of their world, including the animals, plants, and organisms that inhabit it. From studying their local ecosystem to exploring environmentalism and ways they can contribute to conservationism, students will not just learn about ecology—they will be ecologists!

Grades 2-3

chapter |4 pages


chapter Chapter 1|15 pages

Preparing the Essentials

chapter Chapter 2|40 pages

What is An Ecosystem?

chapter Chapter 3|21 pages

A Local Ecosystem

chapter Chapter 4|11 pages

Studying Populations

chapter Chapter 5|19 pages

Human Impact on The Environment

chapter Chapter 6|25 pages

Making a Contribution to Conservation

chapter Chapter 7|21 pages

Creating a Wildlife Garden