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Unformatted text preview: - Birdhouses should not be located in the path of predators or too high/too low on a tree.- Birdhouses are made out of wood, plastic and metal birdhouses often overheat in the hot summer sun and can suffocate birds living in them. 3. Formulate a Hypothesis If ___the elevation of the bird house is changed so that it is not susceptible to predators____(planned change in independent variable), then ___the rate of bird occupation will rise____ (predicted change in dependent variable). 4. Perform an experiment (test the hypothesis)- Independent variable: Elevation of the bird house- Repeated trials: Level 1 (Control) Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 5 ft. 6 ft. 7 ft. 8 ft.- Constants: a) tree bird house is located in b) size of entrance to bird house c) material bird house is constructed from d) size of bird house...
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2011 for the course BSC 5343 taught by Professor Christopherjosovitz during the Spring '09 term at University of Florida.
- Spring '09