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38 resources with the concept forest ecosystems

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Glacier National Park Curriculum

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park (W-GIPP), chartered in 1932, is the first international Peace Park globally and spans the Canadian United States border. Five units introduce learners to political and environmental factors that...
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Unit Four: Land of Giants

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The McDonald Creek Valley, located on the west side of the Continental Divide in Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park (W-GIPP), focuses on the two lessons in unit four. In the first activity, scholars explore the role of death in...
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Climate Change in My Backyard: Grades 10-12, Unit 3

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
A four-lesson collection has scholars collecting data to determine how climate affects phenology. The unit begins with class embers collecting life-cycle data on their campus. They then collect, graph, and analyze data on trees to show...
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Career Connections | Natural Science Manager

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Many careers are available in the area of natural sciences. A short video focuses on the work done by forest service rangers who work at keeping forests healthy.
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Unhealthy Forests and the News

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Everyone knows a tree makes a sound when it falls, but what do we know about dying trees? Class members learn background information about Laurel wilt disease from a teacher-led presentation. Team members work with partners to read and...
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Six Bits of Abiotics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Collect clues and unwrap a mystery in an intriguing study about air pollution and urban forests. Teams share information to explore abiotic interactions and forest health. Scholars create a concept map using newly acquired knowledge and...
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A Walk in the Woods

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Take class members on a field trip to the forest without leaving the classroom. Scholars learn content-related vocabulary and factors affecting forest health with class discussions and during a presentation. Scientists combine forestry...
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Forest Floor Investigation

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Most living things go unnoticed. Change that using a fun activity about the nutrient cycle. Pupils use hula hoops to mark areas of study and then make observations about the living things they see. They first make surface observations,...
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Invasive Plants: Impact on Environment and People

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
It's the attack of the invasive species! Young scientists simulate the behavior of an invasive species with a game-like activity. They assume the roles of native plants, invasive plants, and resources and watch the invasive plant takes...
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The Secret Language of Trees

For Students 6th - 12th
The question isn't whether trees can communicate with each other, but how their communication works. Learn about the intricate communication network between trees and the fungus in the soil, and how the relationship goes beyond a simple...
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2003 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
One size fits all doesn't seem to be the right approach to endangered species. Using a four-part AP® assessment, learners respond to questions that address environmental concerns such as human population changes, invasive species...
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2011 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Beetle population, climate change, and acidification are all real environmental threats. Scholars display their knowledge of these threats and offer solution strategies in a four-question assessment resource. Questions from the AP® exam...
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2012 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Sometimes solving one problem leads to another. Scholars respond to questions about fracking to harvest natural gas and other environmental related topics. The resource provides items released from the 2012 AP® Environmental Science exam...
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2010 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Scientists rely heavily on data to make predictions and find solutions. Young scholars become scientists as they analyze information presented to them to construct responses. They consider scenarios related to air pollution, invasive...
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The Return of Gray Wolves to Yellowstone National Park: Right or Wrong?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Should gray wolves be removed from Yellowstone National Park? After researching the complex relationships between the various habitats and species at Yellowstone National Park,  including humans, class members take a position on the...
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There's Something Very Fishy About These Trees ...

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Around 80 percent of the nitrogen in plants living in coastal forests comes from decaying fish. Viewers learn how salmon encourage the growth of forests with a scientific video that highlights interdependence, ecosystems, and the...
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What Happened to the World's Greatest Ape?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Gigantopithecus was the greatest of the great apes! Whatever became of them? Take a journey to Asia and explore the forests and grasslands that were once home to the large primate using a video from an extentsive biology playlist....
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Why Biodiversity Is Good For The Economy

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Variety is the spice of life! Biodiversity is important for the health of ecosystemsand also the health of industries like timber and agriculture. Junior conservationists learn the link between biodiversity and profitability in a short,...
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Aspect, Treeline, and Climate

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Head to the treeline and beyond to examine how this feature of the landscape affects weather and climate, which gives scientists clues about its health. Class members' observations of photographs provide the data that drives the...
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Climate and Forest Ecosystem Services

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Forests, through sequestration, capture excess carbon dioxide in our atmosphere and store it, aiding in climate change. The third installment in a four-part series on how climate impacts forests explores carbon sequestration. Classes...
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Fitting In

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Birds help other birds find food? Scholars are placed into one of five groups of different birds. Each group then "feeds" on letters of paper in a field and gather five pieces per person. As each group plays, more food is exposed,...
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Go Eco! Ecosystems

For Teachers 7th - 10th
How is a movie theater like a desert biome? Compare systems to ecosystems with a set of activities that focuses on accessing multiple intelligences and building upon knowledge. As learners discuss the ways elements of an ecosystem depend...
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Managing Forests to Prevent Wildfires

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Sometimes the best way to prevent forest fires is to create smaller fires. Explore forest management with an activity that explains the ways that controlled burns can keep unexpected fires from running amok in the wilderness and nearby...
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Caring for the Forest

For Students 3rd - 7th
What is a controlled burn, and how is it different from a wildfire? Learn about the different ways forest rangers take care of the forest with a fun, interactive board game that focuses on forest management and fire safety.