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    sense biodiversity is an intuitively simple concept referring to the variety of Earth s organisms Ecologists however conceptualize biodiversity in a more nuanced multidimensional More Info Climate Change Food and Sharing among the Iñupiat of Wainwright Alaska Part 2 of 2 Case study This case study examines the implications of climate change for the Iñupiat community of Wainwright Alaska Specifically it addresses Iñupiat relations with agviq the bowhead whale Balaena More Info http ecoed esa org index php P AdvancedSearch Q Y F46 22C Cooperative Learning Exercises in Ecology for Undergraduates This article details the importance of cooperative learning exercises It provides examples of two exercises One involves assessing climatic change and the other explores the impact of mutualisms More Info Demography from physical cemeteries virtual cemeteries and census data In this exercise students will use data concerning lifespan and demography to generate graphs compare the survivorship curves of two cohort groups with Logrank Mantel Cox tests and explain the More Info Do Antbirds Help or Hinder Army Ants In this activity students examine the nature of the interaction between army ants and ant following birds Ant following birds benefit from the relationship by staying just ahead of the ants

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    the class is provided with the notion that this knowledge will enable students to successfully More Info How Many Students Know How Many Species are on Earth This article describes an exercise performed at the beginning of an introductory level ecology course It involves students estimating the number of species of plants and animals on earth and a More Info How to Write Backwards This article lists five rules to

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    Climate Change A central challenge for college level science and ecology students is understanding the significance of peer reviewed scientific literature Such literature is increasingly easy to access but More Info What s Killing the Coral Reefs and Seagrasses In this Issue students examine published data that address the causes of coral and seagrass decline in Florida Activities engage students in data analysis and hypothesis testing and will increase More

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  • PlantEdDL - A Curriculum Guide to Confronting Climate Change in California
    clearing forests are contributing to rising global temperatures and a changing climate Without a reduction in these emissions the Earth s surface temperature is predicted to rise 2 5 to 10 4 F between 1990 and 2100 during the lifetime of today s students Such an increase is likely to have dramatic impacts upon human society It will be up to today s students to make many of the crucial decisions on how human society will meet the climate change challenge It is our responsibility to ensure that future generations are prepared Format pdf Primary or BEN resource type Assignment activity non laboratory Discipline Specific Core Concepts Ecological Core Concepts Human impacts Climate change Ecological Core Concepts Human impacts Life science discipline subject Ecology Keywords California climate change global warming curriculum guide carbon carbon dioxide Audience Undergraduate lower division 13 14 Intended End User Role Teacher Language English Educational Language English Pedagogical Use Description A series of classroom activities to address the likely impacts of climate change It is designed to be used with the ESA UCS report Confronting Climate Change in California Educators are encouraged to select and modify the activities in accordance with their curricular needs Primary Author

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  • PlantEdDL - A Curriculum Guide to Confronting Climate Change in the Gulf Coast Region
    to rising global temperatures and a changing climate Without a reduction in these emissions the Earth s surface temperature is predicted to rise 2 5 to 10 4 F between 1990 and 2100 during the lifetime of todays students Such an increase is likely to have dramatic impacts upon human society It will be up to todays students to make many of the crucial decisions on how human society will meet the climate change challenge It is our responsibility to ensure that future generations are prepared Format pdf Primary or BEN resource type Assignment activity non laboratory Discipline Specific Core Concepts Ecological Core Concepts Human impacts Climate change Ecological Core Concepts Human impacts Agriculture and resource harvesting Ecological Core Concepts Human impacts Life science discipline subject Ecology Keywords Gulf Coast climate change global warming gas emissions curriculum guide carbon dioxide carbon Audience Undergraduate lower division 13 14 Intended End User Role Teacher Language English Educational Language English Pedagogical Use Description This curriculum guide provides activities to illustrate the findings of the report by ESA UCS Confronting Climate Change in the Gulf Coast Region The curriculum guide should be adapted by teachers and others addressing climate change in that region according

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    will increase More Info What NOT to Read A Lesson in Reviewing and Critiquing Scientific Literature Using a Junk Science Article on Climate Change A central challenge for college level science and ecology students is understanding the significance of peer reviewed scientific literature Such literature is increasingly easy to access but More Info What does agriculture have to do with climate change This Issue describes how agriculture provides important ecosystem

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    Alaska Specifically it addresses Iñupiat relations with agviq the More Info http ecoed esa org index php P AdvancedSearch Q Y F46 22C Climate Change Food and Sharing among the Iñupiat of Wainwright Alaska Part 2 of 2 Case study This case study examines the implications of climate change for the Iñupiat community of Wainwright Alaska Specifically it addresses Iñupiat relations with agviq the bowhead whale Balaena More Info http ecoed esa org index php P AdvancedSearch Q Y F46 22C Cooperative Learning Exercises in Ecology for Undergraduates This article details the importance of cooperative learning exercises It provides examples of two exercises One involves assessing climatic change and the other explores the impact of mutualisms More Info Drought in East Africa These Landsat images show Kenya s Masai Mara Reserve on December 4 1994 a year with normal rainfall and November 27 2009 a year when the rains failed and a severe drought overtook the land The More Info Effects of frost on wildflowers an unexpected consequence of climate change resource group A collection of slides about the effects of frost on Colorado wildflowers at the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory RMBL RMBL is a high altitude field research station

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    22Ef Effects of frost on wildflowers an unexpected consequence of climate change image 07 of 22 A meadow with thousands of plants of Helianthella quinquenervis aspen sunflower Asteraceae at peak bloom This species is a common long lived perennial plant in meadows near the Rocky Mountain More Info http ecoed esa org index php P AdvancedSearch Q Y FK 22Ef Effects of frost on wildflowers an unexpected consequence of climate change image 08 of 22 Photo of a meadow with thousands of Helianthella quinquenervis aspen sunflower Asteraceae plants In the year that this photo was taken a springtime frost killed all but a few flower buds More Info http ecoed esa org index php P AdvancedSearch Q Y FK 22Ef Effects of frost on wildflowers an unexpected consequence of climate change image 09 of 22 A graph of the number of unfrosted flowers of the aspen sunflower Helianthella quinquenervis from an annual count in a 10x45m plot at the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory Gothic Colorado by More Info http ecoed esa org index php P AdvancedSearch Q Y FK 22Ef Effects of frost on wildflowers an unexpected consequence of climate change image 10 of 22 The number of flowers produced

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