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Blue Heron Lab Report

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Modeling predation Yeling Partner: Tobi Environmental science Mrs. Eckman Oct. 25 2015 Introduction: Objective: Through this lab we will know how do changes in environment factors affect the predation habits of the blue heron. Hypothesis: Environment factors will affect the predation habits of blue heron. Where has more fish, they will go where. Materials: 21*27 cm^2 grid paper 400 uncooked rice grains Toothpick Procedure: Spread 200 rice grains over the grid. The grid represents the lake from which the heron feeds, and the rice grains represent fish. 2. A blue heron will catch an average of two fish per hour during daylight. To model the heron hunting for fish, close your eyes and lower the end of the toothpick slowly down
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