From Shore to Sea: Examine the relationship between island fox and golden eagle populations on Santa Cruz Island over a twelve year period using the TI-73 Explorer™ to graph and analyze the values.
Before the Activity
See the attached teacher document (pdf file) for notes and guidelines for this activity.
Print and copy the attached activity document and research article (pdf files) for your class. The research article is in the during the activity section below.
During the Activity
Examine the relationship between island fox and golden eagle populations on Santa Cruz Island
Examine the data and use the TI-73 Explorer™
to graph and analyze the values
Distribute the activity document and research article to your class
Read and discuss the research article
Follow the activity procedures outlined in the student document
After the Activity
Students complete the data analysis section of the activity
Discuss the results of the data analysis with your students