Observe Your World
What was the TOTAL number of anoles you observed in your samples?
What was the AVERAGE number of anoles in perch habitats? Open areas?
Which habitat do you think anoles prefer? Why?
You took SAMPLES of the anole population in your school or backyard habitat. How would you approach calculating the TOTAL number of anoles in the entire habitat?
What do you think would happen to anole populations in your outside habitat if you eliminated all perches? Why?
OVERALL: How are organisms connected in an ecosystem, and how do scientists learn about these relationships?