1.Complete column 1 of vocabulary KWL. 2.Watch the 30 sec video clip ( penguins). 3.Use jigsaw to read article “Limiting Factors”. Teachertube video clip.
Curriculum Resources: Item specs
State Standards (all standards that apply including science, literacy and mathematics)
SC.912.L.17.5 Analyze how population size is determined by births, deaths, immigration, emigration, and limiting factors (biotic and abiotic) that determine carrying capacity. AA (Also addresses SC.912.N.1.4)
Learning Goals (to be written on board or overhead and in student note books) : Students will understand how variations in a habitat will affect the population of organisms in a species.
Key Vocabulary: carrying capacity, population, biotic, abiotic, limiting factors, habitat, ecosystem, reproduction, predator, prey, degradation, species, resource
Preparation: graph paper, rulers
Safety Considerations : Watch for…. ant piles, bees, and flying objects!
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