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Regents High School Exam: Living Environment 2008
Tne New York Regents High School Examinations are comprehensive and include various styles of questions, includingmultiple choice and the analysis of graphs. This particular version, the 2008 Living Environment exam surveys a variety of topics.
9th - 12th Science 38 Views 161 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2003
The living environment, from the interior of a cell to the complex relationships among populations, are queried in this final examination. Learners look at air pollution maps, diagrams of cells, population graphs, and drawing of cells. They answer multiple choice, graphing, and written response style questions.
9th - 12th Science 24 Views 101 Downloads
Evolution by Natural Selection
A diagram, data table, and reading passage top this resource. Through it, biology beginners are introduced to the concept of natural selection. They answer some questions and then participate in a simulation using fabric as a habitat and different-colored craft pom poms as animals.
6th - 9th Science 117 Views 240 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2005
The 2005 version of the Regents High School Examination in the area of ecology is as comprehensive as previous years' exams. It consists of 40 multiple choice questions on everything from the structure of DNA to the interactions within an ecosystem.
9th - 12th Science 20 Views 114 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2007
Environmental science enthusiasts show what they know at the end of the year by taking this full-fledged final exam. They answer multiple choice, graph interpretation, and essay analysys questions, 73 of them in all. Topics range from cell structure and function to population ecology.
9th - 12th Science 25 Views 158 Downloads
Well Oiled Functions: Enrichment
In this algebraic functions activity, learners write a function to determine the relationship between people and barrels of oil used. They research the population of the 10 largest cities in their state and use this functional relationship to calculate the number of barrels and gallons of oil used by each city.
7th - 10th Science 5 Views 67 Downloads
Compare Populations Using Mean
The video is the first in a series to help learners understand how use measure of center and variability. It is a good introduction where two populations are compared informally by a table, then compared by a double line graph, and finally by the mean.
4 mins 6th - 8th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Compare Populations Using Median
Chris wants to know how his drive-in is doing so he decides to compare it to another drive-in. Show your number crunchers how to compare two populations by using a line plot and finding the median. The next example in the video compares homework grades for two students.
5 mins 6th - 8th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Learners explore biodiversity and populations using Alaska's wildlife as their focus. In this environmental statistics lesson, students examine the concept of exponential growth in a population and calculate the change in population. Learners compare reproductive rates to rates of population.
7th - 9th Science 30 Views 219 Downloads
World Population Milestones
Investigate logistic functions in a world population setting. High schoolers will create a scatter plot of the world population from 1950 to 2050 to find a logistic function to model the data. They then discuss the end behavior of their logistic model.
11th - 12th Math 3 Views 30 Downloads
Graphing Native American Populations
Fifth graders graph the number of Native American populations in Montana. In this graphing lesson plan, 5th graders read about the native populations of Montana and about the number of them living on reservations. They make a double bar graph showing the information and answer the essential questions on the back of the paper.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 39 Downloads
Historical Population Changes in the US
High schoolers conduct research on historical population changes in the U.S. They conduct Internet research on the Historical Census Data Browser, create a bar graph and data table using a spreadsheet program, and display and interpret their graphs.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Impact of Climate Change on Chinook Salmon
If your kids already know something about the water cycle, life cycle of salmon, and climate change, then they're ready to participate in an activity that explores Chinook salmon of the Pacific Northwest. They read an article and a case study, then discuss the potential or actual impact of climate change on the Chinook salmon.
5th - 8th Science 246 Views 104 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The typical introductory environmental questions are asked in this two-page worksheet. Emerging ecologists define populations, limiting factors, carrying capacity, and trophic levels. They analyze a population graph and consider the impact of humans on the biogeochemical cycles.
6th - 12th Science 53 Views 113 Downloads
Help learners discover methods to estimate animal population. They will participate in a simulation of catching and tagging fish in order to estimate the fish population. They scoop and count goldfish crackers, record data, and use formulas to determine a whole population based on their sample.
2nd - 5th Math 3 Views 39 Downloads
Oil and Bird Populations
Display a stunning drawing of the Gulf of Mexico's ecosystems. Learners examine the picture to determine what birds live there and what foods they rely on. Then show a poignant five-minute film that examines the impact of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon (BP) oil spill on specific species of birds in the gulf.
4th - 9th Science 23 Views 38 Downloads
Every species in the world has some type of relationship with another species, whether it be positive, negative, or neutral for each party. Mr. Andersen defines each type of relationship and provides clear examples under each category. He also shows us the changes that occur in an ecosystem and its relationships when humans change the environment.
11 mins 9th - 12th Science 5 Views 3 Downloads
"Croak" Science Mystery
Solve the mystery of a declining frog population! Lead your junior ecologists on an investigation that simulates actual events concerning pollution, predation, poaching, and more. Investigators read a story online, then analyze survey results and interviews with characters.
7th - 10th Science 8 Views 43 Downloads
Comparing Our Population to that of 1890
Compare our current population to that of 1890. Young mathematicians analyze graphs containing data on the American population and determine differences in the population size. They create a spreadsheet with their findings and construct their own graphs.
6th - 10th Math 3 Views 68 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable