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The goal of this activity is to give students the opportunity to “think like a scientist,” making hypotheses, doing experiments, making observations, and analyzing data. Students are encouraged to construct and conduct their own experiments with ecosystems comprising grass, rabbits, and up to two predator species: hawks and foxes. (Evolution Readiness Activity 10 of 10.)

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    environmental change,Informal Education,Grade 6,NSDL,Grade 4,Grade 5,Trophic levels,Biological science,carnivores,Life science,Middle School,extinction,Social Sciences,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-092,interdependence of life,Population dynamics,Mammals,Stability and change,Food web,Life Science,Ecosystems,Plants,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Evolution,Biodiversity,Animals,Adaptations,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140422151634254T,Elementary School,producers and consumers,Predation,Computing and Information,Ecology,Upper Elementary,Virtual Ecosystem,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,herbivores,ecosystem model,Cause and effect,Geoscience,predators,Crosscutting concepts,Birds

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