Our national bird is back in the lower 48 states after nearly disappearing in the 60's and 70's. Robert Mesta, a biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, explains what it takes to recover a species like the bald eagle, and demonstrates how math plays a critical role in the process.
Running time 3:48 minutes
Algebra in the Real World Activities:
Saving the Bald Eagle
Topics: Coordinate Systems; Patterns, Relations and Functions; Linear Equations and Functions
Grades: 6 – 12
Hands-On Math / Science Activity:
Subject: Science, Mathematics
Topics: Biology ; Fractions, Decimals, Percents, Ratios
Grades: 5 - 6
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