Tag: deer

  • Deer: Predation or Starvation?

    Deer: Predation or Starvation?

     This activity asks students to calculate the population change (births – deaths) and then graph the number of deer and the number of wolves. 

  • The Lesson of the Kaibab

    The Lesson of the Kaibab

    This activity asks students to graph the number of kaibab deer on the plateau after predators were removed, then analyze data and develop a better plan.

  • Deer Heart Dissection

    Deer Heart Dissection

    My anatomy students learn the heart every year which ends with the dissection of a preserved sheep heart.  This year, a hunter friend brought me a fresh deer heart which I was able to dissect in front of the class to show my students how the deer heart compared to the sheep heart.   There isn’t…