This is lesson 7 of 7 lessons that can be used in part or whole to teach the biology topic of interdependence in animals and plants.
This lesson explains how to use the graphs of predator and population graphs. Modeling how to read the graph and why populations go up and down. After the modeling there is opportunity for pupils to apply their knowledge to a new graph. Challenge brings in the influence of seasons on populations.
These lessons are not board specific and can be used (dependent on ability) from KS2, KS3 and KS4.
Lesson 7 - Predator Prey Population Graphs (THIS LESSON)
THESE ARE ALSO AVAILABLE TO BUY
Lesson 1 - Interdependence & Biodiversity
Lesson 2 - Sampling Plants (Quadrats)
Lesson 3 - Abundance of Animals (sampling techniques)
Lesson 4 - Competition in Animals
Lesson 5 - Competition & Adaptations in Plants
Lesson 6 - Adaptations in Animals
Each lesson has a interactive PowerPoint that has a starter and comprehensive explanations that will allow for questioning and discussion. There is a pupil worksheet (both in Publisher for editing, and PDF forms). The worksheet mirrors what has been taught in the lesson. There is a question (and a mark scheme) that can be used to consolidate the learning in the lesson or as homework.
The lesson is labeled in the CLF (common lesson format) so pupils are aware of what that section is about.