Activity Description of "Earth Day Birthday Party"
|Title ||Earth Day Birthday Party|
|Audience ||Biology classes, any age|
|Abstract ||This is an encapsulated method to teach population dynamics, conservation, and the effects of overpopulation on our planet's resources. The activities are so much fun that we now have them as our EarthDay Birthday Party in all of our Biology classes.
The "Popcorn Game" was originally developed at a 1979 Energy and Transportation workshop (the Detroit Connection) at Wayne State University through the Physics Department.|
|Author ||Catherine Ross|
|Unifying Concept ||Evolution and equilibrium|
|Science and Technology ||Understandings about science and technology|
|Science as Inquiry ||Understandings about scientific inquiry|
|History and Nature of Science ||Nature of scientific knowledge|
|Science in Personal and Social Perspectives||Population growth|
|Life, Physical, Earth Sciences ||Interdependence of organisms, Populations and ecosystems|
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