Population Dynamics (Lesson 2)
Middle schoolers 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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Bee Detective: Discover the Culprit Behind Declining Bee Populations
The Colony Collapse Disorder has some people baffled. Task your classes with providing possible explanations for the declining bee colony population. Through brainstorming and research, young scholars present plausible causes while...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
Mountain Lions in Arizona Lesson 3: Humans and Lions - Sharing Space through Time
A worksheet showing both historic and current ranges of mountain lion populations is given to emerging ecologists. They examine human population data as well and try to determine if there is any correlation. Critical-thinking questions...
6th - 8th Science
Color Variation over Time in Rock Pocket Mouse Populations
A species-specific look at natural selection, the resource herein examines how adaptations have helped the population of rock pocket mice survive in a changing landscape. To begin, middle or high schoolers watch a 10.5 minute video,...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Mountain Lions in Arizona Lesson 4: Humans and Lions - Conflicts through Time
Reading comprehension and critical-thinking skills are put into practice in this ecology lesson. Middle or high school learners read about controlling of the mountain lion population in western states. They analyze data on the loss of...
6th - 8th Science
New Review Where'd You Get All Those Dead Animals?
Why do zoologists collect animal specimens for research? And, how many animals is enough? Explore both sides of a current debate in the scientific community using a video that is part of a larger playlist on mammals. Topics include where...
6 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable