Counting Animal Populations

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Students learn how to count animal populations by the Mark and Recapture method. In this counting animal populations lesson plan, students begin by predicting amounts of different candies in a jar. Students then simulate using beans, two "capture and release" events and gather their data. They record their information on two worksheets and answer questions as a class.

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Resource Details

Grade
5th - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 days
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning