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Frog Pond Population Kit—Super Value Game

By: The Flinn Staff

Item #: AP7257 

Price: $65.73

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Frog Pond Population Super Value Game for biology and life science is a hands-on card game that simulates a frog population of a local pond under both natural- and human-influenced situations.

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The increase in amphibian deformity rates and decline in amphibian populations throughout the world has become an issue of great concern. This hands-on card game simulates a frog population of a local pond under both natural- and human-influenced situations. As the game progresses, students will see first-hand how quickly a frog population can be affected by various factors. The cycles of the frog population are modeled, graphed and further researched. Includes complete Teacher Notes, reproducible student handouts and enough materials for five groups of students.


Materials Included in Kit: 
Container, clear plastic, with lid, 16 oz, 5
Die, 8-sided polyhedral, white, 5
Human factor game cards, purple ink, 5 sets
Natural factor game cards, green ink, 5 sets
Pony bead, blue, 9 mm, 125
Pony bead, green, 9 mm, 500

Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Science & Engineering Practices

Asking questions and defining problems
Developing and using models
Planning and carrying out investigations
Analyzing and interpreting data
Constructing explanations and designing solutions
Engaging in argument from evidence

Disciplinary Core Ideas

MS-LS1.B: Growth and Development of Organisms
MS-LS2.A: Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
HS-LS2.A: Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
HS-LS4.D: Biodiversity and Humans

Crosscutting Concepts

Cause and effect
Scale, proportion, and quantity
Systems and system models
Stability and change

Performance Expectations

HS-PS4-5: Communicate technical information about how some technological devices use the principles of wave behavior and wave interactions with matter to transmit and capture information and energy.