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# Population Size, Density, and Distribution

## Overpopulation is a historic concern, by studying patterns of natural populations we can learn ways to prevent our population from overgrowing.

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## Population Size, Density, and Distribution

Overview of population size, density, and distribution.

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• Lesson Plan

## A look at the Population Density of the United States

This lesson includes introduction, procedure, closing, suggested assessment and extension. This lesson focuses on the spatial distribution of the population density of the United States at different levels of scale.

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## Population Size, Density, and Distribution Quiz

Useful measurements of population structure

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## Population Size, Density, and Distribution Practice

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• Critical Thinking

## Population Size, Density, and Distribution Discussion Questions

A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Population Size, Density, and Distribution.

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## Population Size Density And Distribution Pre Read

This Possible Sentences strategy activates prior knowledge of specific science content by creating sentences using pairs of key vocabulary words.

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## Population Size Density And Distribution Post Read

To emphasize students’ understanding of key words and practice applying the definitions of the vocabulary words to examples and drawings using the Frayer Model.

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• Real World Application

## Some Toads Are Better Than Others

This addresses the worldwide decline in amphibians, looking at how scientists are approaching this problem and what they are learning.

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• Real World Application

## Wild Horses

Covers artificial selection and domestication of animals by looking at conservation efforts to revive populations of the only truly wild, as opposed to feral, horse population remaining.

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## A Shared Burden

Find out how biodiversity helps slow the spread of disease.

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• Study Guide

## Population Study Guide

This study guide looks at ways to describe population and population growth rate.

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