Preview - Evolution Of Populations

Testing Conservation Strategies

Many scientists think that the wolf population on Isle Royale will probably die out in the near future. However, it may be possible to save them through some human intervention. We can use our model to test how good different interventions might be.

Answer the first two questions below before you start using the model.


Please answer the questions below.

What do you think we could do on Isle Royale to increase the chances that the wolves will survive?

How could you make the change you suggested actually happen in our model? For example, what parameters would you change? How would you change them?

Make the change or changes you suggested in the model and test how often the wolves survive. Fill out the table below just like before.

Do you think your intervention worked? Explain your answer.


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