Kananaskis Country

Alberta Parks

Ecosystems & Population Change in Kananaskis Country

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Students measure the abiotic and biotic characteristics of two ecosystems. They compare the diversity of life by conducting vegetation studies, doing bird point counts, and walking transect lines. Students also make study predictions and discuss human impacts. They are encouraged to work cooperatively to gather and share data.

    • Ecosystems & Population Change
Type:Field Study
Location:Sibbald Lake-Sibbald Area
Max. Group Size:35
Availability:Spring & Fall

Can be adapted to accomplish outcomes in Science 14 (Unit D) and Knowledge & Employability Science 10-4.

Updated: Jun 15, 2020