We currently have three lessons available for download. Please access the materials below.
For a summary of the lessons and applicable standards alignments view the curriculum overview document.
Lesson #1: Population Dynamics
In this lesson, students will graph Freeman Seabird Preserve wedge-tailed shearwater populations change in growth. They will then interpret their data, compare it to other biotic and abiotic variable data, and then explain how these variables may have affected the birds’ population growth. Students will also investigate the life cycle of the wedge-tailed shearwater by analyzing individual members of the population’s data.
Lesson #2: Species Protection
In this lesson, students will explore the threats to the survival of the wedge-tailed shearwaters and develop a plan to help mitigate these threats.
Lesson #3: Habitat Restoration
For this lesson, students will learn about the restoration of the preserve and investigate the effectiveness of such measures. In addition students will propose their ideas for a wedge-tailed shearwater nest.