Scientists observe habitats to find patterns. Students learn monitoring those patterns helps to learn about the plants and animals that live in a habitat. They also learn tools scientists use to make observations more accurate. > Download PDF


Activity 1: How Many?

Scientists discover a habitat with coverage patterns.


Activity 2: Slimy Samples

Scientists collect and preserve samples of producers or animals from a habitat.


Activity 3: Habitation Clues

Scientists search for signs animals left behind to discover their habits inside a habitat.


Activity 4: Here, There, Everywhere

Scientists count critters inside a habitat with transects.


Activity 5: Tracking Critters

Scientists track critters inside a habitat with observation and tools.


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