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68 resources with the concept population density

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Defining Gravity Video
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Defining Gravity
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The Circulatory System Part 1: The Heart Video
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The Circulatory System Part 1: The Heart
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The European Union

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is the European Union and why was it formed? The six resources in this collection provide background information about the formation of the Union, its members, and the programs it has developed to foster peace and unity.
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Discovering Integrated Pest Management: Grades 2–7

For Teachers 2nd - 7th Standards
How are pests managed in a way that supports ecosystems? Individuals explore insects and ecology with a variety of hands-on activities. They learn about ecosystems and food webs by playing a modified game of tag and learn about the...
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Human Populations

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How do populations grow and change? Scholars define demographics and identify trends in human population growth and learn how to make predictions about population size based on data analysis. Learners then explore the concepts of age...
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School Bus Routes

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Plan the way to school. Given a map of a school district, class members portray a transportation consultant hired to develop a bus transportation plan that will pick up the eligible riders and get them to school. The plan must contain...
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People and Places

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Graph growth in the US. Given population and area data for the United States for a period of 200 years, class members create graphs to interpret the growth over time. Graphs include population, area, population density, and population...
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2016 AP® Biology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
A remarkably high number of scholars passed the AP Biology exam in 2016 with over 61 percent earning college credit. The College Board released the entire free-response section for future scholars to study. After answering the eight...
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The Return of Gray Wolves to Yellowstone National Park: Right or Wrong?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Should gray wolves be removed from Yellowstone National Park? After researching the complex relationships between the various habitats and species at Yellowstone National Park,  including humans, class members take a position on the...
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Lesson 5: Tracking Lion Communities

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Researchers in Gorongosa National Park placed cameras there many years ago to understand what was happening with the lion communities that lived there. Little did they know, they opened a door to so much more! Inquisitive...
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Niche Partitioning Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Dinnertime on the African savanna is a highly choreographed event! Introduce young ecologists to the concept of niche partitioning through a hands-on activity. Pupils research animal behaviors and use data to develop an understanding of...
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The Great Elephant Census Modeling Activity

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
They say elephants never forget—and your class won't forget an insightful modeling activity either! Junior zoologists take part in a mock elephant census using the sample count and total count methods. The included materials provide...
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Ecological Footprint

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How does your lifestyle measure up in terms of your ecological footprint? Young ecologists examine their impact on the planet using an insightful online calculator. A short quiz asks users to rank the size of their homes, their energy...
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Selective Breeding

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know that selective breeding is behind the food we're eating? Discover the agricultural practice that changed humans from foragers to farmers using an insightful video that is part of the Fuse School playlist on Evolution. Young...
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Population of Utah

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Utah is a large state, but what about it's population density? Pupils use a diagram of the state of Utah to estimate its area. Using the calculated area and the given population density, learners determine an estimate for the population...
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How Humans Made Malaria So Deadly

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Combine agriculture and an increase in population density in sub-Saharan Africa and what do you get? Malaria! Young immunologists explore malaria's deadly rise to fame in a video. The narrator discusses its beginnings as a hitchhiking...
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Farming the Desert: The Science Behind Desertification

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Learn the implications of extreme climate changes on ecosystems. Young earth scientists explore the desertification of areas in West Africa and consider implemented solutions. Their study includes analysis of climate data from the area...
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Population Dynamics: The Predator-Prey Lab

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Wolves eat better when the bunny population increases, but how long does that last? A series of 12 biology lessons uses the sixth installment to explore the predator-prey relationship between bunny and wolf populations. Young scientists...
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There's No Such Thing as a Free Lunch

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Although mosquitoes are prey to millions of animals, they are also a deadly predator to humans. Through a simulation game, groups of learners explore predator-prey relationships. Over rounds, data is collected and used to create graphs...
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Logistic Growth

For Students 9th - 12th
A video on logistic growth begins with a review of exponential growth before moving on to limiting factors. This naturally leads to a decrease in the growth rate and a discovery of carrying capacity. 
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Populations, Communities, and Ecosystems

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce ecology and focuses on the first three levels: populations, communities, and ecosystems. An engaging presentation includes descriptions of exponential growth, population density, adaptations, depression versus baby boom,...
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Population Ecology: The Texas Mosquito Mystery

For Teachers 7th - 12th
While 80 percent of people with West Nile Virus show no symptoms, in severe cases, it causes death by infecting the membranes around the spinal cord and brain. The video starts by making population ecology relevant. It includes density...
1 In 1 Collection
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The Geography of Europe

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is the European Union? Where is it? Why is it? To begin a study of the EU, class members examine the physical geography of Europe and the size and population density of 28-member countries in comparison to non-member countries like...
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Location, Location: Coastal Living

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Class members examine a population density map to discover that a concentration of the world's people lives near oceans rather than inland. Discuss the challenges of living on the coast, especially as the water levels rise due to the...
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Population Limiting Factors ~ Boom or Bust!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
There was a situation in the Kaibab desert of Arizona during which the deer population exploded. Wildlife biologists examine historical data using a graphing calculator in order to learn about population growth, limiting factors, and...
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Populations and Human Impact on the Ecosystem

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A respectful resource is available to support your ecology lecture. Introduce the population concepts of limiting factors and carrying capacity and then examine the example of a deer population in northern Arizona. Take a look at the...