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Prey vs. Predator—Win, Lose or Draw? Super Value Kit

By: The Flinn Staff

Item #: FB1746 

Price: $68.30

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The Prey vs. Predator—Win, Lose or Draw? ecology kit for biology and life science is a fast-paced activity where the action may become intense as “predators” attempt to capture their “prey.”

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The action in this fast-paced activity may become intense as student “predators” attempt to capture their “prey.” What happens when different organisms, living in the same habitat, are all trying to survive and produce offspring? Will they all survive and reproduce equally well, or will there be some “winners” and “losers” in this game of life? As active participants, students will discover:
• The relationship between prey species, predator species and the environment is critical to survival and reproduction.
• Simulations can be used to study and understand nature.

Complete for eight student groups of four. All materials are reusable.


Materials Included in Kit: 
Bean, black, 1 lb
Bean, pinto, 1 lb, 2
Bean, red(kidney) seed, 1 lb, 3
Bean, white(navy) seed, 1 lb
Sheet of crocus, 2 feet x 2 feet
Sheet of daffodils, 2 feet x 2 feet
Sheet of floral medley, 2 feet x 2 feet
Sheet of leaves, 2 feet x 2 feet
Sheet of oriental aura, 2 feet x 2 feet
Sheet of painted fruit, 2 feet x 2 feet
Sheet of victorian garden, 2 feet x 2 feet
Sheet of gilded daisies, 2 feet x 2 feet

Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Science & Engineering Practices

Analyzing and interpreting data
Constructing explanations and designing solutions
Using mathematics and computational thinking

Disciplinary Core Ideas

MS-LS2.A: Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
HS-LS2.A: Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems

Crosscutting Concepts

Cause and effect
Scale, proportion, and quantity

Performance Expectations

MS-LS2-1. Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence for the effects of resource availability on organisms and populations of organisms in an ecosystem.
MS-LS2-2. Construct an explanation that predicts patterns of interactions among organisms across multiple ecosystems.
HS-LS2-1. Use mathematical and/or computational representations to support explanations of factors that affect carrying capacity of ecosystems at different scales.
HS-LS2-2. Use mathematical representations to support and revise explanations based on evidence about factors affecting biodiversity and populations in ecosystems of different scales.