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Characteristics of Populations (title provided or enhanced by cataloger)
The concept that populations are dynamic with identifiable characteristics and measurable growth patterns is addressed in this lesson plan. Population characteristics are explained, including biotic potential, density, natality, mortality, and age distribution. The lesson plan provides objectives, skills, time needed, a content outline, materials, significant terms, and questions for the class. The main goal of the lesson plan 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-000-000-003-378
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 9-12:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Change, constancy, and measurement
      • 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