Blackfly Infestation: Animal Behavior and Climate Change

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Blackfly Infestation describes the impact that blackflies can have on nestling birds and asks students to evaluate data and think deeply about the local challenges of global climate change. Students will observe the effect of blackfly infestation on the Decorah and GSB nests and consider why it might become a more frequent problem. This lesson can be put together in a number of ways, depending on how deeply the instructor wants to dive.

Grade 7 / Year 8, Grade 8 / Year 9
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