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190 resources with the concept predators

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Food Webs/Clipfish

For Teachers 6th
Human impact on habitats can be alarming. A hands-on activity has learners explore the impact of human interactions with different environments using a gamified approach. They simulate the impact of a species' abundance under different...
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Utah Open Textbook: Biology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Curriculum resources can be expensive—but not this one. An online textbook offers informational text for a complete high school Biology course. Topics include energy flow, body system, genetics, and evolution.
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2014 AP® Biology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
The most popular AP science exam, Biology, also maintains the highest passing rate. The College Board releases old test questions covering trichomes and much more, along with statistics and scoring guidelines to help scholars study for...
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Energy Flow Through an Ecosystem: Food Chains, Food Webs, and Energy Pyramids

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
When a minnow eats a piece of plastic, that garbage often tracks through multiple animals, causing harm to each as it passes through the food chain. Scholars learn about food chains, food webs, and energy pyramids with a presentation. It...
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Look Who's Coming for Dinner: Selection by Predation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What happens when a new predator comes to town? Learners analyze an experiment that studies the effect of predation on selection. They use real data to draw conclusions about the impact a new predator has on a prey species.
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Creating Chains and Webs to Model Ecological Relationships

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The sustainability of an ecosystem depends on many factors and changes constantly. Young scholars consider these factors as they use a set of cards to create food webs. They review key scientific vocabulary such as predator, prey,...
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The Return of Gray Wolves to Yellowstone National Park: Right or Wrong?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Should gray wolves be removed from Yellowstone National Park? After researching the complex relationships between the various habitats and species at Yellowstone National Park,  including humans, class members take a position on the...
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Sharks Sharks Sharks and More Sharks

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Learn what makes a shark a shark and their classifications in a video presentation. The focus of the presentation is an exploration of the unique species of sharks from different orders.
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Why Sharks?

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Sharks have survived every major mass extinction in the history of the earth. Although the shark has had a good run, human interference threatens the survival of these formidable creatures. A video lesson explores creatures of the deep,...
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Modeling Trophic Cascades

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
In the ecological game of who eats who, one small change can have a big impact! Individuals create food chains in an array of ecosystems, then determine what happens to organisms in the chain when one organism changes its feeding...
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Modeling Food Webs in Darién, Panama

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
It's a jungle out there! Young biologists journey to Darien, Panama to examine the intricate relationships between the organisms that inhabit the jungle. Groups begin by demonstrating an understanding of energy flow in ecosystems, then...
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Ecological Relationships

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
What are ecological relationships? Well, it can be complicated! Paint a clear picture for pupils with a fun and informative video. It explains and illustrates each relationship thoroughly, from pesky parasites to snuggly symbiotes.
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Snakes in the Everglades

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The Burmese python is on the loose ... and he's hungry! Illustrate the differences between causative and correlative relationships through an inquiry lesson. Pupils examine several sources of information to determine if there is a...
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The Man-Eating Lions of Tsavo

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
When railroad workers arrived in Kenya in 1898, they were greeted by some very hungry lions. Introduce young ecologists to the man-eating lions of Tsavo with a video from an extensive playlist exploring mammals. Topics include unusual...
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10 Facts About Great White Sharks

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Here's a video your class can really sink their teeth into! Dispel myths and build knowledge about great white sharks using a captivating video from Veritasium. The narrator takes you out to sea to view the animals in their natural...
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Types of Natural Selection

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Natural selection—good things come to those who mate. The video introduces the idea of natural selection. Then it details three types: directional, stabilizing, and disruptive. It includes both graphs and examples for each type.
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The Snail-Smashing, Fish-Spearing, Eye-Popping Mantis Shrimp

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Like tiny Supermen of the sea, mantis shrimp catch their prey using both bullet-like speed and enhanced vision. How do they do it? Young marine biologists discover the amazing adaptations found in the mantis shrimp and how they use them...
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Why Does Your Cat's Tongue Feel Like Sandpaper?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A cat's tongue makes a purr-fect grooming tool. But why are cats such obsessive groomers? Discover the many advantages a clean, silky coat gives these predators in a short video. With reasons that range from skin health to remaining...
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This Is Why Water Striders Make Terrible Lifeguards

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Water striders ... amazing aquatic acrobats or ferocious predators? Introduce life science scholars to these tough little insects using an engaging video. The narrator explains the strider's ability to walk on water and how it uses this...
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Why Are Snakes So Creepy?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Humans are predisposed to fear snakes. Through evolution, many animals developed a visceral reaction to snakes as a defense mechanism. An engaging video lesson describes the evidence and how scientists came to this conclusion.
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Natural Selection: Peppered Moths

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
Can human activity influence the colors of moths? The simulation explains how pollution changed the color of tree bark, which led to the survival of a different variation of moths. It also discusses the shift back as air quality improves.
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The Good, the Bad and the Nasty Tasting

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Examine the benefits of chemical defense mechanisms. Organisms in oceans use chemicals to ward off predators. Duplicate this adaptation using a hands-on experiment in which you ward off your predators (your pupils) with some bad-tasting...
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Sharks and Shorelines

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Examine predator-prey marine relationships through an interactive lesson design. Learners begin by studying a specific shark species and then analyze real-time shark-tracking data. They also study threats to shark populations and...
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Population Dynamics: The Predator-Prey Lab

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Wolves eat better when the bunny population increases, but how long does that last? A series of 12 biology lessons uses the sixth installment to explore the predator-prey relationship between bunny and wolf populations. Young scientists...