How Many Critters Live Here? Estimating Wildlife Populations.
Students examine how wildlife biologists estimate the population of particular species. They work on map construction and population sampling. They use sampling to estimate the population of spiders in a study area or a forest.
4th - 6th Math 3 Views 5 Downloads
Sustaining Our Ocean Resources
Lead young scientists on an investigation of fishery practices with the final installment of this four-part unit. Using a PowerPoint presentation and hands-on simulation, this lesson engages children in learning how fish populations are...
3rd - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Living & Non-Living Interactions
What better way to learn about ecosystems than by getting outside and observing them first hand? Accompanying a field trip to a local park or outdoor space, this series of collaborative activities engages children in learning about the...
2nd - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Make Estimates About a Population Using the Mean of Multiple Samples
When samples provide different sets of data, the best way to calculate a more precise answer is with the mean. The lesson provides three different samples of data from a population that your learners should be able to calculate and find...
6 mins 5th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed