- What is a moose? Have you ever seen one?
- Where do moose live?
- How has the moose population changed in Isle Royale?
- John Pastor remarks that “we have an obligation to moose.” Why does he say
- How much do moose eat? How does this eating affect forests?
- How did scientists in Sweden simulate the way moose eat? Why did they do
- How are wolf populations linked to moose populations? See www.isleroyalewolf.org(Michigan Technological University).
- Describe how global warming might affect moose populations.
- Moose populations can cause damage to forests. What other animals can
seriously harm forests? See www.bugwood.org/pestcontrol/vertpests.html(Bugwood Network).
- In what ways are moose equipped for cold weather? See www.nps.gov/akso/ParkWise/Students/ReferenceLibrary/BELA/
ArcticAdaptations.htm(National Park Service).
- Describe three ways in which human populations affect moose.
- What does an ecologist do? How do you become one? See www.uga.edu/srel/ecoviews2-4-01.htm(University of Georgia).
- Why do researchers attach tracking collars to moose? See wildlife.state.co.us/Education/StudentActivities/MooseTrack.htm
(Colorado Division of Wildlife).
How do moose appear in Swedish culture? Find an example of moose in legends or traditional crafts from Sweden. See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moose(Wikipedia).
- How are moose portrayed in children’s books? Find two examples of moose in
stories. Describe what type of characters they are.
- When people write about animals, they sometimes make the animals seem like
people. Why might this be a problem?
A moose tracking system showed that one moose was at a location given by latitude 39.146 degrees and longitude 107.483 degrees. At the same moment, a second moose was at latitude 39.132 degrees and longitude 107.483 degrees. How far apart (in meters and in feet) were the two moose? See wildlife.state.co.us/Education/StudentActivities/MooseTrack.htm (Colorado Division of Wildlife).