Teaching With Invasive Species

One of my favorite ways to teach ecology is through the lens of invasive species. Because they are SO disruptive to ecosystems, it is incredibly easy to interweave all the…

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Making Detectives in Middle School: Engaging Students In A Science Mystery

Check out this problem-based teaching strategy to engage middle and high school students in their ecology unit and assess their understanding of ecology concepts. Students investigate clues to answer the question, "Where have all the tree frogs gone?" and construct an argument based on evidence. Learn how you can design a similar activity yourself in this post.

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