Experimental Studies Of 13- And 17-Year Periodical Cicadas


This lesson designed for AP Biology asks students to dig up 13 or 17-year cicadas, using entomological techniques to locate and preserve them. Students determine the instar of each cicada and the climate of the area. The data is then formatted into a graph. http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/projects/cicada/citizen/Dwyer_Simon_2014.pdf
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