This collection from the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour (ASAB) includes a variety of resources for secondary and post-16 students. Each one looks at a particular aspect of animal behaviour. Topics such as ethics in the treatment of animals, behavioural characteristics and statistics are included.



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Who's Your Daddy? Baboon Social Structures

This lesson aims to give a flavour of behavioural ecology in the context of African field work, using role play. Some students play the part of baboons, interacting with each other in the same way as a wild baboon troop. Other students play the biologists, studying the baboons in their natural habitat and trying to...

Animal Behaviour: Practical Work and Data Response Exercises

These books, from the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour (ASAB), aimed to encourage the use of more practical work on animal and human behaviour and to enable students to develop an understanding of some basic principles of animal behaviour, relevant to biology and psychology.

Although originally...

Moths, Adaptations and Predators

In order to avoid predators, the caterpillars of some species of moths rest during the day by masquerading as twigs, well-camouflaged and keeping their bodies rigid and still. The aim of the investigation is to determine if caterpillars of the peppered moth show a preferred angle of rest. Students look at a series...

Feed the Birds

This resource, from the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour (ASAB), allows students to recognise common birds and to carry out two investigations which involve the feeding behaviour of birds.

*Observing garden birds to study the effect of the colour of food items on consumption