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279 resources with the keyterm population

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Populations : Biotic Potential

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Why do most populations remain stable over time? Usually it is a result of either environmental resistance or carrying capacity. Examine some of the factors that help stabilize animal populations, and explore some of the changes that...
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Gold Rush California and its Diverse Population

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students compare contemporary cultural differences with historical differences based on population percentage. In this cross-curriculum Gold Rush/math lesson, students analyze aspects of California's Gold Rush population and diversity...
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Evolution by Natural Selection

For Teachers 6th - 9th
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...
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2009

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Emerging ecologists need a full understanding of life, from the inner workings of a cell to the complex relationships among organisms. This examination is meant to assess high schoolers after an entire year course on the living...
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2003

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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....
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2005

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2007

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Regents High School Exam: Living Environment 2008

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Migration Mishaps

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Elementary ecologists pretend to be migratory hummingbirds. They fly between wintering and nesting grounds, trying to reach a habitat haven. In a musical-chair fashion, some birds will miss out, and are removed from the game. To further...
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Make Inferences About a Population by Analyzing Random Samples

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Making an inference based on a sample is a great skill your learners will practice during this lesson. The narrator explains common mistakes when making an inference based on a sample, and why they may not represent the population...
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What is an Unbiased Sample?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Transmit to your class what an unbiased sample is with this video. The video goes into detail about what an unbiased sample looks like, providing examples and listing several different types of random sampling. This could be used when...
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Reading Population Maps

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
The students in this video discuss population around the world. They explain how to properly read a population map. Tip: Creating a video like this is a great way to for your students to show what they have learned!
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What is an Ecosystem?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Take a brief look at the Florida Everglades. What kinds of animal populations exist there? Use this video to help define introductory vocabulary for your unit on ecosystems, and click the links posted below the video to provide your...
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Coral Reef Fish Survey Simulation

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
With a discussion and a brief film, introduce populations. Using paper fish models, your class participates in a simulation in which they survey numbers of fish. As a class, they tally up the different types. The challenge with this...
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STEMbite: Exponential Growth

For Students 8th - 12th
When your biology or ecology class is studying populations, show this video to explain the concept of exponential growth. You could also use it with a math class. A nice addition would be to read the children's book, The Rajah's Rice: A...
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Pike Problems in Lake Davis

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Pike fish pose a threat to native trout and catfish in lakes. Would you drain and poison a lake to get rid of the Pike fish? If the lake was drained and poisoned, then refilled and repopulated with trout and catfish, how would you...
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In the Wake of Columbus

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students explore how the population decreased in native cultures.
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What is an Unbiased Sample?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Transmit to your class what an unbiased sample is with this video. The video goes into detail about what an unbiased sample looks like, providing examples and listing several different types of random sampling. This could be used when...
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Take a Stand

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Read 14 controversial environmental statements to your emerging ecologists. For each statement, learners decide if they strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree. They gather under a sign posted with their opinion. At each...
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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...
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Ecology, Nutrient Cycles, Populations

For Teachers 6th - 12th
You will get much mileage out of this resource. It is three presentations in one! Standard general ecology information is included within these 69 slides. The first segment deals with levels of organization, biotic and abiotic factors,...
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Evolution!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Almost 100 slides explore the history of life and how it has changed over time. Full of photos and graphics, the colorful text is highly informative. You could go through these slides, pick and choose which you might want to highlight,...
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Population Biology - Biology Teaching Thesis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the effects of different density-dependent and density-independent factors on population growth. They explore how the interactions of organisms can affect population growth. Students explore the pattern of population...
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Sampling Bias And the California Recall

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Using a 2002 California Gray David recall vote as an example, young statisticians  identify sources of bias in samples and find ways of reducing and eliminating sampling bias. They consider ways to select random samples from a...