Lab #1: Ecological Interactions
Adapted from: www.torontozoo.com
Complete the lab and answer the questions below. After youre finished, save this completed lab
file and upload it to the Lab #1 folder in the Assignments section of class.
Population Growth: Uganda
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NOTE: although this project did not
earn a perfect score it needed
more issue analysis, needed to
demonstrate more writing skills vs.
bullet-points and needed a bit more
visual appeal this is a good
Lab #4 Human Ecology
*These instructions below are for people who use the 2011 version of Excel.
Under Resources, download and read the .pdf file
(http:/esa21.kennesaw.edu/activities/populationage/populationage.pdf) before completing
Submitted to the Ecological Society of America by Nancy Flood,
University of Toronto, Toronto, CANADA
Tested and presented at 1991 Ecological Society of America workshop by
Charles N. Horn, Department of Biology , Newben'y College,
Human Ecology, LAB #3
Cemetery lab, Human Demography
This laboratory exercise is adapted from the one created Nancy Flood and tested and presented
by Charles N Horn for the project Experiments to Teach Ecology (1993, edited by J.M.
dx= number dying during age interval x to x+1
nx= number alive at start of age interval x
lx= proportion surviving to start age interval x
1. Notice the two cells highlighted in yellow and labelled "Category 1" and "Category 2". Replace the generic names