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I’m a Survivor! by Peppered Moth Marina Korolis Kerrie Lynch Heather Miles Tiffany Russow Kristen Thomas Jennifer Tulley

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The Peppered Moths

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Science Learning Goals In this lesson, the students will: Observe changes in population dynamics Use a computer to run a simulation of natural selection within a colony of peppered moths Identify the variables that cause changes in the ratios of light to dark moths Evaluate the impact humans have on the evolution of an indigenous species

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Math Learning Goals In this lesson, the students will: Draw scatter plots to represent the relationship between two variables Familiarize themselves with statistical functions, namely linear regression and correlation coefficients

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Lesson Activities Day 1 Introduction to and exploration of Fathom and Netlogo Day 2 In groups of four, students will run the peppered moths simulation (2 students from biology class and 2 students from statistics class) Students from biology share the evolutionary aspects of the simulation with their group members while the math students share how to analyze the data

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Technological Value Students can quickly and efficiently collect data using Netlogo Fathom helps students to visualize statistical plots Students have access to quick analysis

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Diversity This simulation involves open-ended exploration which challenges students of varying abilities. Exploring human impact on different parts of the world.

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Here is a graph representing the relationship between light colored moths and pollution Correlation coefficient = -0.866675 Equation: M=-2.26P + 276

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This is a graph of dark colored moths and pollution Correlation coefficient: 0.885871 Equation: D = 2.39P - 37

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