We found 34 resources with the concept animal populations
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewHow 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...
The Return of Gray Wolves to Yellowstone National Park: Right or Wrong?
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Developing an Explanation for Mouse Fur Color
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
The Great Elephant Census Modeling Activity
9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Designed
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...
Tracking Genetically Modified Mosquitoes
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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,...
Where'd You Get All Those Dead Animals?
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Evolutionarily Stable Strategies ft. Richard Dawkins
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
These Crazy Cute Baby Turtles Want Their Lake Back
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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.
There's No Such Thing as a Free Lunch
7th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
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...