How do populations change over time?
- Graphically, verbally, or quantitatively describe a population over time.
- Identify and test a hypothesis about how a population will respond to perturbation.
- Create a model explaining how populations become better adapted to their environment.
- Design an experiment to evaluate the competing hypothesis that a population in a new habitat is under selection or experiencing acclimatization.
- A first lesson in mathematical modeling for biologists: Rocs
- An active-learning lesson that targets student understanding of population growth in ecology
- Authentic Ecological Inquiries Using BearCam Archives
- How Many Squirrels Are in the Shrubs? A Lesson Plan for Comparing Methods for Population Estimation
- Life Is Just a Game: An Active Learning Activity to Teach Life History Evolution
- Squirrels in Space: Using Radio Telemetry to Explore the Space Use and Movement of Sciurid Rodents
- What is Speciation, How Does It Occur, and Why Is It Important for Conservation?