Teach the Earth > Complex Systems > AGU Modeling Workshop 2010 > Modeling Exercise Ideas > Ocean Predator/Prey Populations

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Ocean Predator/Prey Populations

Susan Kelly

Topic: Population change
Course type: Introductory undergraduate course


Modeling impact of change in food web

Learning Goals or Outcomes

Students will see how changes on one trophic level affect another

How would you assess whether those goals have been met?

Continuous assessment (pre, mod, post activity questions)


Jennifer M. Burns and Gerald L. Kooyman. Habitat Use by Weddell Seals and Emperor Penguins Foraging in the Ross Sea, Antarctica. Amer. Zool. (2001) 41(1): 90-98