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41 resources with the concept animal populations

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Breaking Down Ecosystems

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Ecosystems are crucial in allowing for the flow of energy. In this collection, learners look at how energy flows from one organism to another through food chains and food webs. With videos, interactives, and worksheets, the material in...
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Reproduction

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Young biologists learn about reproduction through a four-part, Nature League video series. Hosted by Britt Garner, the collection explores sexual and asexual reproduction, the importance of genetic diversity, adaptations, epigenetics,...
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Animal Decline

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Where did they all go? Small groups collect data on different animal species that are on a decline. Teams develop equations to model the populations over time and then create presentations about the decline of their animals. Classmates...
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A Little Devil In Need of Help

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Math modeling to help endangered species? Scholars first investigate linear and exponential equations and graphs that model fictitious animal populations. They consider how key features of the graphs relate to the situation. As a final...
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Biodiversity

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How does biodiversity affect ecosystems? An insightful presentation covers the concept of biodiversity and its importance. It takes a look at extinction and endangered and threatened species as well as biodiversity hot spots around the...
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Understanding Populations

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How do populations interact with one another? Identify the different types of interactions and how population sizes fluctuate and affect one another using an interesting PowerPoint presentation. Learners explore real-world examples of...
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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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Sex Safari - Field Trip

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A field trip to study reproductive behavior of big game is a great set up for big-time learning! Part two of a four-part Reproduction video series takes viewers up close and personal with the animal residents of a wildlife preserve in...
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Developing an Explanation for Mouse Fur Color

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Whether or not you think mice are nice, you'll love the colorful activity! Scholars examine evidence for evolution in the rock pocket mouse through video, discussion, and collaborative work. Learners watch a video regarding variation in...
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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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Measuring Biodiversity in Gorongosa

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Take your biology class' understanding of biodiversity to a whole new level! Ecology scholars use data to calculate three different diversity indices based on the organisms in the Gorongosa National Park. The four-part activity uses an...
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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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Tracking Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What's that buzzing in your ear? An insightful lesson about genetically modified mosquitoes! Partnered pupils explore the creation, release, and monitoring of mosquitoes designed to reduce the mosquito population. After watching a video,...
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Genetic Drift

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Survival is a game of chance, catch my drift? Examine the factors that influence genetic drift with an entertaining video from a large biology playlist. The resource covers the myriad conditions that come into play when a species...
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Speciation

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Why can't mules have babies? Answer this—and other burning animal kingdom mysteries—with a short, sweet speciation video! Zoology scholars examine the ins and out of evolution, the role geography plays in inheritable traits, and, most of...
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The Ups and Downs of Populations

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Life has its ups and downs ... especially if you're an animal! Biology scholars engage in a population study through an inquiry-based lesson. Pupils work together to explore the factors that affect deer populations, then examine the...
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Snakes in the Everglades

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The Burmese python is on the loose ... and he's hungry! Illustrate the differences between causative and correlative relationships through an inquiry lesson. Pupils examine several sources of information to determine if there is a...
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Where'd You Get All Those Dead Animals?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why do zoologists collect animal specimens for research? And, how many animals is enough? Explore both sides of a current debate in the scientific community using a video that is part of a larger playlist on mammals. Topics include where...
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Rabbits and Wolves

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A change in a parameter can end in overpopulation. The resources gives pupils the opportunity to control the parameters of rabbits and wolves in a natural setting. Using the set parameters, the simulation runs and displays the population...
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Evolutionarily Stable Strategies ft. Richard Dawkins

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What makes one animal better suited to its environment than another? Explore the concept of evolutionarily stable strategies with a video from Veritasium. Biologist Richard Dawkins explains how behavioral traits become predominant in a...
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These Crazy Cute Baby Turtles Want Their Lake Back

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Western pond turtles struggle to survive in areas with high pollution and invasive species. The video highlights how zoos help the turtles. and demonstrates a partnership between zoos and the environment around them. 
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Population Management

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Cattle and wildlife can share the same space but not without careful planning. Learners explore the needs of both cattle and wildlife and study management plans that meet the needs of both. Ultimately, scholars evaluate population...
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How do Organisms Interact?

For Students 4th - 8th
Examine how organisms interact through a hands-on experience. Learners study population dynamics and distribution during an informative five-lesson unit. The focus is on the ocean environment and the organisms within it.