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Factors Affecting Dynamic Populations (title provided or enhanced by cataloger)
This lesson plan teaches students that populations are dynamic with identifiable characteristics and measurable growth patterns. Factors of population survival that are taught include immigration and emigration, environmental resistance, carrying capacity, and homeostasis. The lesson plan provides objectives, skills, time needed, a content outline, materials, and significant terms. The overarching goal is for students to develop an understanding of the interdependence of all organisms and the need for conserving natural resources.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Lesson plan
Subject:
  • Ecology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2001, The University of Tennessee at Martin
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-003-377
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 9-12:
      • C - Life science:
        • Interdependence of organisms
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Population growth
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Dr Maurice Houston Field
University of Tennessee at Martin, Center for Environmental and Conservation Education

Publisher: University of Tennessee at Martin, Center for Environmental and Conservation Education
http://www.utm.edu/departments/ed/cece/cece.html