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71 resources with the keyterm populations

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Population Ecology

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
A complete study of population ecology is covered by this worksheet. Biology or ecology learners answer questions and interpret population graphs. This can be used as the intended guided notes worksheet or assigned as homework.
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Migrations: Dance Stories about the Journeys of People

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Bring social studies to life! This interdisciplinary lesson has young writers tell the story of the migration of diverse groups of people to the United States. Pupils view the work of selected choreographers and discuss how dance often...
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Limiting Factors for Populations

For Teachers 7th - 10th
The "Bottled Bacteria" activity instructions are a bit unclear, but the remaining activities investigating limiting factors in ecosystems are well-written. Learners model the exosystem of a bear and a herd of deer. They set up a...
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Jeopardy: 1st Semester Biology Review

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Review general biology concepts with this fun version of Jeopardy. There are actually two separate games within this set of slides. The first covers scientific method, ecology, properties of water, and enzymes, while the second covers...
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Chapter 24 Worksheet & Reading Guide

For Students 9th - 12th
Written as a reading guide for a particular textbook, this can be used for any ecology course. Just change the title, and you can use the short-answer questions to query learners on population dynamics, carrying capacity, and ecological...
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Evolution Study Guide

For Students 7th - 10th
Thirty short-answer questions comprise this detailed review of evolution theory. Many of the questions ask scholars to define vocabulary. Because short answers are required, this instructional activity will take some time to complete....
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Scallops - The Scoop on Scallops

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Activate your future scientists' minds by teaching them about scallops, then give them an opportunity to analyze scallop populations within and outside of protected ocean areas. If you want to explore the effects of protecting...
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2010

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This exam touches upon every topic within the typical first year biology course.. A broad variety of question styles give high schoolers every opportunity to show what they know. Why start from scratch when a comprehensive final exam is...
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Measuring Evolution of Populations

For Teachers 7th - 10th
The five agents of evolutionary change are reviewed in this slideshow. Definitions of common terms involved with populations and equilibrium are given, and there are some presentations of Hardy Weinberg equations for common examples of...
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Empty Oceans

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In groups of four, pupils brainstorm about seafood. They view the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch website to examine the problems caused by the seafood industry. Learners are then brought back together to discuss what they...
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All Choked Up By Smoking Statistics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Scholars use the article "More College Students Are Smoking, Study Says" as a springboard for discussion on the reasons why people smoke cigarettes. They investigate different methods of graphing statistics by using the data provided in...
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Natural Selection

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Biology learners tackle evolution-related concepts when viewing this collection of slides. There are no graphics or photos, just notes in bullet-point style detailing adaptations, evidence for evolution, mechanisms for change, and types...
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From Restriction Maps to Cladograms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Biology aces analyze restriction maps to determine the relationships among different primate species and then complete a cladogram. Preface this lesson with an explanation of how restriction enzymes are used to create the DNA maps....
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Tomatoes Take Over the Earth!

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Count the seeds in one tomato and then work out the potential population of tomato plants for three generations. Technology is included by having the class use an Excel spread sheet to perform the calculations. The laboratory exercise...
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Jeopardy 8th Grade (Science)

For Teachers 7th - 8th
There are so many topics touched upon in this Jeopardy-style science game, that it is difficult to classify! The categories include electricity, matter, ecology, earth and space, and scientific investigation. This would best be used at...
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Tale of a Tuna

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Junior marine biologists access the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas' data on Atlantic Bluefin Tuna catches. As they analyze the data, they answer three questions. Background information and links to...
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Giraffe Riff Raff

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students study the effects of wildlife conservation and relocation.  In this conservation lesson students view video on the preservation of the giraffe populations and discuss the impact that humans have had on them.
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Distribution of children living at home

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use E-STAT to examine demographics. In this social demographics instructional activity, students use statistical data to determine if a particular family is in need of assistance. Students will discuss social and educational...
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Meet One Picky Bird

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students complete a research project  In this endangered species lesson, students use the "Think, Puzzle, Explore" method to learn about endangered species. Students research and write a report on the red-cockaded woodpecker.
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Comparison of Evolution Mechanism

For Students 8th - 10th
In this comparison of evolution worksheets, students read information about Lamarck's hypothesis of evolution and Darwin's hypothesis of evolution. Students then rate the scenarios given as either supportive of Lamarck's or Darwin's...
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Analysis of Data

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze DNA banding patterns for similarities and differences among individuals and between populations. They examine individual prepared gels then pool the class data to come to an overall conclusion.
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Dichotomous Key 2

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students use a dichotomous key to identify unknown fictitious organisms in an assessment designed to be used after a discussion on the use of a dichotomous keys has occurred. Follow up questions about key included.
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Populations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Every species in the world has some type of relationship with another species, whether it be positive, negative, or neutral for each party. Mr. Andersen defines each type of relationship and provides clear examples under each category....
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Sea Turtle Stranding and Rehab Activity

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers study the different species of sea turtles, examine their threats and possible solutions.  In this investigative lesson students divide into groups and are given a simulation activity.