Students study patterns of population growth in an ecosystem and why populations must remain in balance. They interpret basic population graphs and suggest scenarios about different population growth patterns in an ecosystem.
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Adventures With The Fish Pond: Population Modeling
Build up from the previous activity where your learners charted the population growth and decay of a fish pond with M&Ms®. Have them look at the data from that activity and create a Now-Next, or recursive equations, to predict the...
7th - 9th Math
Free Willy? An Argument Analysis of the Controversy over Captive Killer Whale Populations
An abused captive or a treasured performer? Class members conduct an analysis of arguments presented by both sides regarding the captive killer whale population, labeling those claims that can be supported and those that need additional...
11th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Population Biology - Biology Teaching Thesis
Students explore the effects of different density-dependent and density-independent factors on population growth. They explore how the interactions of organisms can affect population growth. Students explore the pattern of population...
9th - 12th Science