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  1.   Protecting Biodiversity
11-12 Protecting Biodiversity Project type: Assignment Related topic: Subjects Social Studies Geography Science Summary Students will create a graffiti poster that represents their prior knowledge of biodiversity and then explore various approaches to protecting biodiversity. Duration 2 lessons Purpose To understand biodiversity and how t...
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    Grade Level: K-12

  2.   Deep Sea Coral Biodiversity
Mountains in the Sea Exploration Deep Sea Coral Biodiversity Biodiversity FOCUS: Biodiversity of deep sea corals TEACHING TIME Two 45-minute sessions GRADE LEVEL: 7-8 SEATING ARRANGEMENT Small groups of 3-4 students, according to the number of students in the class FOCUS QUESTION How might biodiversity vary between tropical reefs and deep sea coral ecosystems? KEY...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  3.   STUDENT INQUIRY AND BIODIVERSITY MONITORING Activity 2: Interpreting Data and Building Hypothesis
STUDENT INQUIRY AND BIODIVERSITY MONITORING Activity 2: Interpreting Data and Building Hypothesis Background In a forest, trees form the template upon which other species rest. They are relatively easy to identify, and, since they do not move, they are easy to map and re-census from year to year. If a scientist (or a student) seeks to unders...
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    Grade Level: 3-8

  4.   Sampling and Comparing Biodiversity
Sampling and Comparing Biodiversity Author: Nicole VanderSal Overview: This lesson compares the density and distribution differences of four species of spiders in two hypothetical habitats. Students "sample" two habitats and then do calculations such as average density and relative distributions to compare the data from their two habitats. Less...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  5.   Measuring Biodiversity
Measuring Biodiversity Author: Crissy Huffard and Matt Wedel Overview: In this lesson, students learn a few key concepts associated with measuring biodiversity (here measured as species richness). Lesson Concepts: Your measure of species richness depends on your sampling effort. In general, when you spend more time looking, or cove...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  6.   Biodiversity in the Schoolyard Intro
An Introduction to Biodiversity in the Schoolyard Author: Joel K. Abraham Overview: This lesson is an introduction to the Biodiversity in the Schoolyard unit. It is designed to engage students in the planning process of the sampling/collection. Students will be encouraged to begin recognizing local diversity patterns and to think about the...
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    Grade Level: K-12

  7.   Have You Seen Me? An Introductory Lesson On The Loss Of Biodiversity
Printer Friendly Version Have You Seen Me? An Introductory Lesson On The Loss Of Biodiversity. Rebecca McLelland, Perth Amboy High School, Perth Amboy, NJ CORE QUESTION: Why is biodiversity necessary to sustain healthy ecosystems? What will be the impact of the loss of endangered species? OVERVIEW: The loss of biodiversity through the destruction of endangered species is listed as one of the top 11 wo...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  8.   Marine Biodiversity
Marine Biodiversity Goals: 1. Students will learn about the various aspects of Marine Biodiversity and biodiversity in general. 2. Students will participate in a hands on internet activity. 3. Students will map a region of an ocean with the various species that cohabitate there. Resources: 1. Maps of each of the oceans 2. Activi...
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    Grade Level: K-12

  9.   Barney Peterson, Teacher / Earthworks Education Activities (Comparative Biodiversity of Wetland and Schoolyard Sites)
...n Schedule "EW" Community Teachers Scientists Staff Group Projects 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 Contact Us Submit Application Join LISTSERV Earthworks Earth System Science for Secondary Teachers Barney Peterson (Earthworks 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007) bpeterson@everettsd.org Investigating comparative biodiversity of wetland and schoolyard sites Objectives: Students will study the biodiversity of a local urban wetland site and of an unpaved section of our schoolyard by characterizing the sites according to vegetation cover and collecting and identifying samples of insects at ground level and above. Students will make q...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  10.   Biodiversity – Who Cares?
Biodiversity - Who Cares? Chicago River Classroom Activity Summary Students play a game that demonstrates why having a rich variety of life is important to the survival of ecosystems and how invasive species are threatening local biodiversity. Grade Level: 6 -12th Duration: One class period th Objectives: Background...
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    Grade Level: 6-8


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