In this activity, students will use data from natural parks to examine trophic cascades.
Adapted from: Terrestrial Trophic Cascades & Population Structure v 1.0
This resource is a case study learning activity to accompany the HHMI Video Some Animals Are More Equal than Others: Keystone Species and Trophic Cascades.
- Create and use community interaction diagrams to explain how species interact both directly and indirectly
- Explain how predators have strong influences on communities
Cite this work
Researchers should cite this work as follows:
- Etten, M. L. (2018). Terrestrial Trophic Cascades & Population Structure. Plants by the Numbers II, QUBES Educational Resources. doi:10.25334/Q42Q7V
Shortened version for a non-majors class.