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It's (Not) Just a Bug: Simulating Invasive Insect Predation on a Plant Population

Students reflect on challenges that face farmers in cultivating crops, including insects. They then simulate how crops are affected by native and non-native insect populations and the options farmers have to protect their crops. Finally, students create agricultural plan from the perspective of a farmer.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 12th
Subjects
Science
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Simulation
Year
2007
Included Materials
  • Vocabulary

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