Palm Oil Unit: This is a draft unit intended for Field Test Teachers Only
How could buying candy affect orangutan populations in the wild?
On this page, you will find all the materials needed for the Ecosystem Dynamics (Palm Oil) unit.
The materials include: The full teacher edition, all the lab procedures and teacher masters, access to PowerPoints or Google slides for each lesson, access to all interactives and videos, a digital copy of the student edition, and downloadable student handouts for printing and use in student notebooks.
Printable and Downloadable Documents
Lesson 1 Teacher Guide Initial Model, Oil Palm Plantations,
Lesson 2 Teacher Guide Soybean Farms, Canola Farms, Sugar Plantations,
Lesson 4 Teacher Guide
Additional Teacher Materials
Media and Interactives
StoryMaps: Lesson 6: Orangutan in Protected Areas StoryMap
NetLogo Simulations: Read Me First Instructions and Advance Prep Guidance
Lesson 7: Orangutan Forest Model 1
Lesson 8: Orangutan Forest Model 2
Lesson 14: Palm Farm Design- 1-farm model
Lesson 14: Palm Farm Design- 5-farm model
Link to View-Only Folder with Simulation and Spreadsheet Files for Download