1. Resources are limiting factors in an ecosystem
2. Human activities can upset the natural balance of resources in an ecosystem and cause unintended consequences.
3. Invasive species can out compete native species for available resources and upset the balance of an ecosystem.
1. Why is it important to understand the impacts human activities have on our environment?
2. What can we do to lower our environmental impact?
3. Who or what benefits from limiting human environmental impact? Who or what does not benefit?
4. How can we use persuasive techniques verbally and in writing to convince others that there is validity in our arguments?
Meet the Teachers
Emily is currently a teacher candidate at Carlsbad High School teaching 9th grade biology. She got her undergraduate degree in Environmental Science at UC Berkeley and is now working towards getting her teaching credential from Cal State University San Marcos.
Delaney currently co-teaches biology at Paloma Valley High School. She received undergraduate degrees in Ecology and Biodiversity and Economics from the University of Denver and is now working towards a dual teaching credential in Science and Social Science at CSU San Marcos.
Danielle co-teaches two English 10 courses at Carlsbad High School through the Single Subject Teaching Credential Program at CSU San Marcos. She received her bachelors degree in Literature and Writing with an Emphasis in Writing from CSU San Marcos.