Kananaskis Country

Alberta Parks

Ecosystems & Population Change in Kananaskis Country

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.

Grade(s):11
Curriculum:Biology
Themes:
    • Ecosystems & Population Change;
Type:Field Study
Duration:Full-Day
Location:Sibbald Lake-Sibbald Area
Max. Group Size:35
Fees:$200
Availability:Spring & Fall
Note:

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

Updated: Apr 12, 2018