Below are a few short exercises
that you may complete after reading through this website. There
are three options - A, B, and C - that are all designed
to enhance your understanding of the material presented, and
are separated so that teachers may choose the assignment(s) best suited to their class.
Assignment A: Short Answer Questions
This assignment involves a few brief
questions about the content on this website.
Assignment B: Graphing Long-Term Data
This assignment lets students graph
the long-term warbler data using Excel. For this you will need to download
a pdf file with the questions, an Excel file with the data, and a pdf file with instructions on how to make graphs
Assignment C: Interactive Population Simulation Model
This assignment lets students simulate
what would happen to the number of Black-throated Blue Warblers
on the study plot with changes in food, predators, and the strength
of density-dependence. First download the instructions and questions and
then proceed to the simulations page.
Finally, teachers can click here for answer keys, a more advanced assignment, and information on National Science Standards (contact the Hubbard Brook Research Foundation for password access, firstname.lastname@example.org).
If you are interested in the material presented in this learning module, you can find extra information by clicking on the following items: