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Ecology- Population Surveying. Teaching transects and quadrats. Understanding. Students need to understand what a transect is and how it is used. They also need to understand what a quadrat is and where to use it.

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ecology population surveying

Ecology- Population Surveying

Teaching transects and quadrats

understanding
Understanding
  • Students need to understand what a transect is and how it is used.
  • They also need to understand what a quadrat is and where to use it.

Students using a hoop as a quadrat to collect data on the number of plant species in a heath land area at Wilsons Prom

what is needed
What is needed
  • Where is it appropriate to use these tools?
    • In an Intertidal zone
    • A river environment
    • What do you need?
      • A quadrat (1m x 1m) or a hoop can be used
      • A tape measure (30m or more) to measure the transect
some questions for the students
Some questions for the students
  • Why are transects important?
  • What are some observations that you will be able to make using a quadrat?
  • What is special about the intertidal zone?
  • What types of plants and animals are you likely to find in the intertidal zone?

Transect line

Quadrat

what students need to know
What students need to know
  • What do students need to know:
    • What a transect is
    • What a quadrat is
    • How to use both together
    • Where to use them
    • Resources:
      • http://www.rockyshores.auz.info/home.htm
      • http://www.mesa.edu.au
      • http://www.reefwatchvic.asn.au/Home.htm
where is the best location
Where is the best location
  • The best place to use these tools is in an environment that is different from where the students are used to.
  • Camp locations:
    • Queenscliff
    • Wilsons Promontory