How are seeds dispersed? Do you think you can make a seed that disperses further than your neighbors? This activity is appropriate for children in elementary and middle school. Download the lesson plan here.
High school: Life table analysis in primates
Students are introduced to central topics in population ecology through a mathematical lens. They perform a life table analysis using pre-formatted Microsoft Excel worksheets and a publicly available dataset on seven non-human primate species. Click here the complete lesson plan and poster presentation from SciREN 2016. If you would like access to the files associated with the lesson plan, please find on the SciREN webpage.