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I'm Late, I'm Late, for a Radioactive Date!
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Prarie Dog Population ferret Population
Owl Population These three graphs show the populations of prairie dogs, ferrets, and burrowing owls. They are all found in the same ecosystem (area) in the Midwest.


1. Are these three graphs related? _______________________________

2. Make up a story telling how these three are or are not related. ________

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3. After watching the video: Why did the prairie dogs decline? __________

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4. After watching the video: Why did the ferrets decline? ______________

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5. After watching the video: Why did the burrowing owls decline? ________

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6. Name two ways that graphs can mislead you.  ____________________

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