Type:

Other

Description:

In this outdoor activity/field trip, learners explore the concept of population density. Using a simple hunt-and-walk technique, learners will count several kinds of desert plants and compare their population densities. This activity is designed for desert areas but can be adapted to other ecosystems. Also, check your local botanical gardens, they may have a desert plant section.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Informal Education,NSDL,habitat,Data Representation,Biological science,sample,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-056,Mathematics,biologist,counting,Social Sciences,Data Collection,Upper Elementary,Populations,cactus,Gathering Data,Life Science,General science,Plants,plant,Middle School,Elementary School,desert,Ecology,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110926115739451T,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,General,population density,distribution,organism,Geoscience

Language:

English

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