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  • PlantEdDL - Cyanobacteria Image Gallery
    ecology Life science discipline subject Ecology Keywords cyanobacteria microscope video blue green algae image database 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 resource may be able to provide useful images for lectures and or discussions Many of these images were taken from field samples and the measurements are approximate and not reliable

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  • PlantEdDL - Search Results
    Info http www chaoticgardening com relevant stem a fiber runs Rainforest carbon cycling and biodiversity A simulation model learning tool This modeling activity simulates how atmospheric CO2 concentrations which influence global climate increase with deforestation and decrease during reforestation As fast growing tropical trees More Info Randomization Tests and Spatially Autocorrelated Data This article discusses ecological data particular spatially autocorrelated data resampling techniques and randomization techniques It describes the use

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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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  • PlantEdDL - Search Results
    Atlas of our Changing Environment to discover ways in which landscapes change over time due to human More Info A Tributary Enters the Stream A tributary to the Turure River enters the main stream The tributary in the center of the photo runs below the road cut The main part of the stream along the bottom of the photo comes from an More Info http ecoed esa org index php P AdvancedSearch Q Y FK 22De A visit to the miniature forest Insights into the biology and evolution of Bryophytes in Northeastern Connecticut The naturalist walking through the forests and wetlands of Northeastern Connecticut searches for the hidden flowers and listens to the songs of the birds The mosses and liverworts that cover the More Info Agapostemon sweat bee As global food demand increases farmers are increasingly relying on single managed bee species often honey bees to pollinate their crops However honey bees are not the best pollinators for all More Info An in class role playing activity to foster discussion and deeper understanding of biodiversity and ecological webs In a general sense biodiversity is an intuitively simple concept referring to the variety of Earth s organisms Ecologists however conceptualize

    Original URL path: http://planted.botany.org/index.php?P=AdvancedSearch&Q=Y&G25=757&RP=5&SF=1&SD=&SR=0 (2016-02-01)
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  • PlantEdDL - Search Results
    are on streamflow Students can use an MS Excel file or hard copy of data to graph More Info Map of Trinidad with Marked Locations Three maps showing the location of Trinidad and the location of the tributary and pools included in the folder Degradation of a Tropical Stream Blue lines represent stream path taken from More Info http ecoed esa org index php P AdvancedSearch Q Y FK 22De Melting Glaciers on Mt Kilimanjaro This pair of Landsat images shows the rapid loss of the fabled glaciers and snowfields crowning Mt Kilimanjaro between 1993 and 2000 With the snow and ice nearly gone the volcano s crater is More Info http www scenechanges org hemingway php NCEP Exercise The Importance of Invertebrate Biodiversity How can habitat affect biodiversity In this exercise students design and perform an experiment that helps them investigate the effects of habitat complexity on biodiversity in aquatic communities In particular students will glue More Info NCEP Exercise Invasive Species and Mechanisms of Invasions In this exercise students gain hands on experience by conducting observations in the field In groups students identify and record all the plants found in a sample plot Using pooled data from the

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  • PlantEdDL - Cemetery Demography
    demography survivorship survivorship curve cohort tombstone Key taxa Homo Homo sapiens human Audience Undergraduate lower division 13 14 Grades 9 12 Undergraduate upper division 15 16 Intended End User Role Teacher Language English Educational Language English Pedagogical Use Description In this laboratory exercise students will compare and explain the differences in the survivorship curves for at least two cohorts in a community with respect to local or national history and

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  • PlantEdDL - Degradation of a Tropical Stream [resource group]
    caused an increase in the sediment load in the streams below the road The photographs show the road and the surrounding tropical rainforest an example of a stream with increased sediment load and before and after photographs of pools along the stream with and without reference points As of 2012 the system still had an increased sediment load Format jpeg Resource Group Degradation of a Tropical Stream Primary or BEN resource type Teaching strategies guidelines Discipline Specific Core Concepts Ecological Core Concepts Human impacts Ecological Core Concepts Ecosystems Life science discipline subject Ecology Keywords Tropical rainforest Tropical streams Human Impact Audience Grades 6 8 Grades 9 12 Undergraduate lower division 13 14 Undergraduate upper division 15 16 Intended End User Role Teacher Language English Educational Language English Pedagogical Use Description The photos can be used to show the effects of increased sediment load on a stream The photos of the road show the relationship of bedrock to soil to tropical rainforest Primary Author Controlled Name Christopher Stieha Primary Author Affiliation Cornell University Department of Entomology Ithaca NY 14853 Primary Author email stieha hotmail com Secondary Author Name s D Nicholas McLetchie Secondary Author Affiliation s University of Kentucky Department of

    Original URL path: http://planted.botany.org/index.php?P=FullRecord&ID=492&ReturnText=Search+Results&ReturnTo=index.php%3FP%3DAdvancedSearch%26Q%3DY%26G25%3D757%26RP%3D5%26SR%3D5%26SF%3D1%26SD%3D (2016-02-01)
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  • PlantEdDL - Search Results
    are on streamflow Students can use an MS Excel file or hard copy of data to graph More Info Map of Trinidad with Marked Locations Three maps showing the location of Trinidad and the location of the tributary and pools included in the folder Degradation of a Tropical Stream Blue lines represent stream path taken from More Info http ecoed esa org index php P AdvancedSearch Q Y FK 22De Melting Glaciers on Mt Kilimanjaro This pair of Landsat images shows the rapid loss of the fabled glaciers and snowfields crowning Mt Kilimanjaro between 1993 and 2000 With the snow and ice nearly gone the volcano s crater is More Info http www scenechanges org hemingway php NCEP Exercise The Importance of Invertebrate Biodiversity How can habitat affect biodiversity In this exercise students design and perform an experiment that helps them investigate the effects of habitat complexity on biodiversity in aquatic communities In particular students will glue More Info NCEP Exercise Invasive Species and Mechanisms of Invasions In this exercise students gain hands on experience by conducting observations in the field In groups students identify and record all the plants found in a sample plot Using pooled data from the

    Original URL path: http://planted.botany.org/index.php?P=AdvancedSearch&Q=Y&G25=757&RP=5&SR=15&SF=1&SD= (2016-02-01)
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