Population Dynamics (Lesson 2)
Students discuss the importance of population growth rates. They examine mortality and survival curves and participate in an experiment. They record their observations and discuss.
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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
There's No Such Thing as a Free Lunch
Although mosquitoes are prey to millions of animals, they are also a deadly predator to humans. Through a simulation game, groups of learners explore predator-prey relationships. Over rounds, data is collected and used to create graphs...
7th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Ecosystem Interdependence: Managing Salmon for Healthy Forests
Examine the impact the fishing industry has on local ecosystems. The hands-on lesson plan begins with an experiment that tests the effectiveness of fish-based fertilizers. It continues with a computer-based module that simulates...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed