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  • PlantEdDL - Search Results
    drought and sanctions for More Info Hoopoe Lark Alaemon alaudipes nest in the Arabian Desert Two eggs are visible in this Hoopoe Lark Alaemon alaudipes nest This lark species generally produces 2 3 chicks per brood This lark lives in a desert environment and compared to closely related More Info How do pawpaws affect tree regeneration In this study students investigate whether and how much the native understory shrub pawpaw

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  • PlantEdDL - Climate Change, Food, and ‘Sharing’ among the Iñupiat of Wainwright, Alaska [Part 1 of 2]
    their ecological habitat Kassam et al 2010 Furthermore hunting distributing and celebrating bowhead whales demonstrate community values particularly the value of sharing Even if specific expressions of this value change because sharing has historically played a significant role among the Iñupiat it will likely continue to be significant in community adaptation to climate change Indigenous peoples living in high Arctic environments have developed sophisticated ecological and social relationships with the animals plants and inanimate objects that define their complex and dynamic habitat These relations are integral to maintaining subsistence livelihoods such as hunting and gathering which are based on dynamic traditions that have enabled them to adapt to social and environmental change Although indigenous peoples of the Arctic have contributed little to the causes of climate change they are among the first to feel its effects Climate change threatens subsistence livelihoods by increasing the variability and unpredictability of wind currents and formation of sea ice Changes in sea ice jeopardize the safety of hunters and their access to marine mammals and therefore sources of food This 14 minute video accompanies the text based case study entitled Climate Change Food and Sharing among the Iñupiat of Wainwright Alaska Please note that these two resources are intended to be viewed together the video needs to be seen before the case study is discussed Click the Resource Group link below to both resources Format video Resource Group Climate Change Food and Sharing among the Iñupiat of Wainwright Alaska Primary or BEN resource type Video Discipline Specific Core Concepts Ecological Core Concepts Human impacts Climate change Life science discipline subject Ecology Keywords case study climate change food security food sovereignty Iñupiat indigenous peoples sharing Key taxa Bowhead whale Balaena mysticetus Audience Undergraduate upper division 15 16 Undergraduate lower division 13 14 Intended End User

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  • PlantEdDL - Climate Change, Food, and ‘Sharing’ among the Iñupiat of Wainwright, Alaska [Part 2 of 2 Case study]
    value change because sharing has historically played a significant role among the Iñupiat it will likely continue to be significant in community adaptation to climate change Indigenous peoples living in high Arctic environments have developed sophisticated ecological and social relationships with the animals plants and inanimate objects that define their complex and dynamic habitat These relations are integral to maintaining subsistence livelihoods such as hunting and gathering which are based on dynamic traditions that have enabled them to adapt to social and environmental change Although indigenous peoples of the Arctic have contributed little to the causes of climate change they are among the first to feel its effects Climate change threatens subsistence livelihoods by increasing the variability and unpredictability of wind currents and formation of sea ice Changes in sea ice jeopardize the safety of hunters and their access to marine mammals and therefore sources of food This case study accompanies a 14 minute video which must be viewed first entitled Climate Change Food and Sharing among the Iñupiat of Wainwright Alaska The video is available in Part 1 Please note that these two resources are intended to be viewed together Click the link below to view Part 1 Format pdf Resource Group Climate Change Food and Sharing among the Iñupiat of Wainwright Alaska Resource Group Link http ecoed esa org index php P AdvancedSearch Q Y F46 22Climate Ch Primary or BEN resource type Assignment activity non laboratory Secondary resource type Case study Discipline Specific Core Concepts Ecological Core Concepts Human impacts Climate change Life science discipline subject Ecology Keywords case study climate change food security food sovereignty Iñupiat indigenous peoples sharing Key taxa Bowhead whale Balaena mysticetus Audience Undergraduate upper division 15 16 Undergraduate lower division 13 14 Intended End User Role Teacher Language English Educational Language English

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  • PlantEdDL - Comparing the Influence of Precipitation, Fire, and Topography on Plant Productivity in the Tallgrass Prairie
    and lowlands and three fire frequencies annual 4 year and 20 year burns As the students explore the relationships between the different characteristics they will develop an understanding of how fire topography and precipitation influence tallgrass prairie productivity and how these factors vary over time Format html Primary or BEN resource type Dataset Discipline Specific Core Concepts Ecological Core Concepts Ecosystems Production and respiration Ecological Core Concepts Ecosystems Ecological Core Concepts Communities Spatial and temporal dynamics Ecological Core Concepts Communities Disturbance assembly and succession Ecological Core Concepts Communities Life science discipline subject Ecology Keywords fire fire frequency topography precipitation above ground net primary productivity ANPP NPP limiting factors long term data soil Konza Key taxa forb grass Poaceae Audience Undergraduate upper division 15 16 Undergraduate lower division 13 14 Intended End User Role Teacher Language English Educational Language English Pedagogical Use Description This Data Set can be used to teach students about multiple ecosystem characteristics that influence productivity using the specific example of the tallgrass prairie Because the teaching methods are student active students also learn how to create and interpret figures from data with multiple interactive variables by working with raw data Students exercise critical thinking skills since accurately

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  • PlantEdDL - Comparison of wing patterns from butterflies (Bicyclus anynana) produced during dry and wet seasons.
    seasons and the eyespots serve as deflective targets for predator attacks during that time of year Which phenotype is produced depends on the temperature at which a butterfly is reared This photograph originally appeared on the cover of Ecology 84 7 in July 2003 Format jpeg Primary or BEN resource type Photograph Discipline Specific Core Concepts Ecological Core Concepts Interspecific interactions Predation and herbivory Ecological Core Concepts Interspecific interactions Ecological Core Concepts Individuals Morphology Ecological Core Concepts Individuals Life science discipline subject Ecology Keywords eyespot camouflage predator cryptic coloration phenotypic plasticity Key taxa Bicyclus anynana Lepidoptera butterfly Audience Undergraduate upper division 15 16 Undergraduate lower division 13 14 Intended End User Role Teacher Language English Educational Language English Pedagogical Use Description This photograph is a good example of phenotypic plasticity or the ability for the same alleles to lead to varying physical traits depending on the environment that individuals develop in In this example butterflies that mature during different times of year can have different wing patterns many eyespots or few Each pattern helps butterflies remain undetected by bird predators but which pattern is better depends on the time of year The temperature range which the butterfly experiences while it

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    reviews the student evaluations of this course More Info Rocky intertidal community containing a keystone species This photo shows a typical marine intertidal community along coastal California The orche sea star Pisaster orchaceaus a classic example of a keystone species maintains diversity of molluscs More Info Science Education Reform Who Cares This article from the Ecological Society of America s Bulletin discusses science education reform and issues surrounding the topic

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  • PlantEdDL - Search Results
    widened from a single car road to More Info http ecoed esa org index php P AdvancedSearch Q Y FK 22De Widening the Road in a Tropical Country with Scale This photo was taken in 2009 after a mountain road had been widened The small layer of soil supporting the diverse tropical rainforest is observable The road was widened from a single car road to More Info http ecoed esa org index php P AdvancedSearch Q Y FK 22De Women in Science Do We Ignore Female Role Models This article originally published in the Ecology 101 section of the Ecological Society of America s Bulletin describes the authors attempts to assess students knowledge of women role models in More Info Wood frog Rana sylatica egg masses visible just below the water surface of a newly thawed temperate pond in spring Soon after temperate ponds thaw and fill with melting snow wood frogs Rana sylatica lay their spherical egg masses and attach them to vegetation just below the water surface Compared to some More Info Wood Lily Lilium philadelphicum growing on Isle Royale The image is simply of a rare species of wood lily Lilium philadelphicum on Isle Royale a unique

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