Lesson plans for field trips come with a lot of embedded images and files, and include substantial background info. Info for each field trip is listed and linked below.
Field Trip A – Squirrel Density and Time-Activity Budgets
Distance Sampling Introduction (for further analysis instructions)
Squirrel Journal Article (published study for comparison)
Field Trip B – Capture-mark-recapture Study
Field Trip C – Meso-carnivore richness
Field Trip D – Songbird Diversity along a Small Scale Urban-Park Gradient
This field trip requires about 3 hours (3 - 4 sessions) of class time in addition to the field trip itself.
Powerpoint for Pre-Trip Classes (link coming soon)
Sample Bird Songs: