Lincoln Index activities

IB Biology: Lincoln Index activities

How do biologists make estimates of the number of giant pandas left in the wild? Because animals often move and hide this task is really difficult but the Lincoln index provides a solution. In this activity students collect two samples of animals and use this clever method to estimate a population. It can be carried out as fieldwork outside of school, in the school grounds or as a lab activity using beans as animals...

To access the entire contents of this site, you need to log in or subscribe to it.

You can also request a Free trial or check the blog (which is also free)

All materials on this website are for the exclusive use of teachers and students at subscribing schools for the period of their subscription. Any unauthorised copying or posting of materials on other websites is an infringement of our copyright and could result in your account being blocked and legal action being taken against you.