Module 3 Lesson 3 - Adding a Predator

Posted February 10, 2020 by wellina

Slide Deck

Teaching Summary

Getting Started 10 minutes

  1. Review of the previous day’s lesson and concepts and connection to today’s lesson.

Activity #1: Adding a Predator 20 minutes

  1. New Concepts: adding breeds and setting user-defined traits
  2. Testing your model

Activity #2: Designing and Running Experiments 20 minutes

  1. Designing your experiment
  2. Running your experiment
  3. Collecting and analyzing data

Wrap-Up 5 minutes (Reflection)

  1. In the real world, what might impact how animals use and gain energy?
  2. Was your prediction about how adding a predator would impact the ecosystem correct? Why or why not?
  3. How can computer models be useful in understanding ecosystems?

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