How can we use inquiry to examine why animals live in groups? The answer is to use models, which are more feasible than working with hundreds of test subjects. This article describes a Standards-based directed inquiry into overwintering biology and behavioral ecology that high school students can carry out with models of monarch butterflies.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 2/1/2006Stock # tst06_073_072_44Volume 073Issue 07

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