Students investigate the mark-and-recapture method for estimating the population of an animal species. They evaluate given data to answer a set of questions.
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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
Estimating Pest Population Size: The Capture, Mark, and Recapture Method
High schoolers explain how the capture, mark and recapture method is used to estimate pest, pest predator, or wildlife populations. They estimate the population of a pest species using the mark and recapture method.
9th - 12th Science