Name ___________________________ Date __________________________________


1.      What is the name of the protocol you will be using?






2.      What is the purpose of this protocol?







3. What question are you hoping to answer using this protocol?







4. You will be using your protocol to


Survey existing conditions


Compare conditions in two or more different habitats or ecosystems


Perform an experiment in the laboratory


Perform an experiment in the field











5. Describe the species you will be studying. (If there is more than one species, give the

following information for each species in the space provided below.)


Name of species:





Problems it may cause:






Habitats in which it is found:


















  1. Describe the field sites or lab setup you will be using.


NSTA. Cornell Scientific Inquiry Series.

For use with Invasion Ecology, Section 2: Invasion Ecology Protocols