Deadfall Trap

Barry Linklater

Curiculum Connections

IE7.1
4C.1
FM5.2
FM5.3

Course

ITEP Science Methods - 2012

Author's Note

Demonstration of a small-scale deadfall trap and discussion of how deadfall traps are used in Northern Saskatchewan to trap bear; comparison with spring traps and some lessons from Elder Gordon Linklater are also shared by ITEP student Barry Linklater, of Pelican Narrows (10:52 min; 236 MB)

Description

A video demonstration of a scale-model Deadfall trap, explained in the context of trapping bear

Education Utility

A short video which can be viewed by students, or watched as a 'teacher's backgrounder' to the deadfall trap physics activities. This video includes a hands-on demonstration of force; gravitational stability; hunting technology and social/ecological responsibilities between animals and humans

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