Dynamic Population Dynamics
Jan 30 2012
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Source: orlando
Summary Information


ecosystems, population growth, carrying capacity, predators, prey, competition, sustainable habitat, Excel, spreadsheets
Earth Science
Computer Science
Workplace Skills: 
Raising Questions
Problem Solving
Use of Data
Recording & Reporting

Estimated Time Required:

2-3 hours

Target Grade (Ages):

Grade 9 (Ages 14-15)
Grade 10 (Ages 15-16)
Grade 11 (Ages 16-17)
Grade 12 (Ages 17-18)

Diversity Indicators:

Ideal for learners with a background in technology (using Excel spreadsheets) and an interest in the mathematics of population growth

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dawnm44's picture

February 14, 2013 - 10:24am

Nice Lesson!

Nice Lesson! This lesson worked really well and addresses the New AP Biology curriculum requirement for the use of Excel spread sheets for models of Biological systems..
xienthia's picture

February 25, 2014 - 4:03am

hi can i used this material

hi can i used this material in the module for public high schools in our country i find this activity interesting and can develop other skills aside from understanding population growth and carrying capacity of a specific environment.