SCI 275 Week 4 Population Management

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SCI 275 Week 4 Population Management

Resources: Gamescape Episode 2 and Chapters 9 and 17 of Environmental Science

Complete Episode 2: "Managing Population Growth"
of Gamescape

As president of the City Council, you have been invited by the Mayor to
give a PowerPoint presentation to Sparksville High School.

Develop a
7-10 slide PowerPoint presentation that explains the prairie dog land
management issue. In your presentation include the following points: 

  • Discuss some
    of the challenges of urbanization and environmental benefits. Explain how
    the prairie dog land management issues are related to the challenges of

  • Explain the
    factors that influence population growth using prairie dogs as an example
    to illustrate your points. Briefly review how the natural environment is
    needed to support cities. Use the ecological role of prairie dogs and
    their benefit to land management and the city of Sparksville as an

  • Describe the
    different policies that the city explored to manage prairie dog population
    growth, and discuss how these policies are rooted in environmental science
    and population dynamics. 

  • Discuss the
    final management decision, and explain how it balanced urban development
    with environmental sustainability. Include major challenges you faced in
    addressing this issue and reaching an optimal solution. 

Include an introductory slide, a summary slide,
and a reference slide.

Include 300
to 750 words in your speaker notes

Use your
textbook and one outside resource.

Include supporting
visuals, such as photos, diagrams, and/or graphs.

Include the Episode Score Report that you generate once you
complete the activities from Episode 2. The report is generated in PDF format.

Click the
Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

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