This inquiry-based activity for high school students introduces concepts of ecology and the importance of data analysis to science. Using an investigative case, students generate independent questions about birds, access Cornell Lab of Ornithology online resources to collect data, organize and graph data using Excel, and make claims based on evidence.
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Research Article| January 01 2015
The Difference That Data Make: Examining Bird Migration Data to Build Scientific Skills
The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (1): 56–61.
Kelly Sturner, Karen Lucci; The Difference That Data Make: Examining Bird Migration Data to Build Scientific Skills. The American Biology Teacher 1 January 2015; 77 (1): 56–61. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.1.8
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