Biomes and Population Dynamics - Balance Within Natural Systems

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Instructional Ideas

  • Team up with a biology teacher for the lesson
Classroom Considerations

  • There is an associated activity for the lesson
  • It is helpful (though not necessary) for learners to have an understanding of exponential and logistic growth
Pros

  • PowerPoint presentation contains supplemental visuals
  • Provides presentation in PDF form for easy printing
Cons

  • Very little student interaction
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