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349 resources with the concept biodiversity

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For Teachers K
Students are challenged to examine the diversity of their own forest and make comparisons to a tropical rainforest. By exploring and grouping tree and insect types in their local forest, students will develop an understanding of diversity.
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Seeing a World of Difference

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students read through the lyrics and listen to a song about biodiversity. Using pictures they draw, they interpret the song according to their prior knowledge. They identify the threats to different regions around the world and create...
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Aqualung , the New Age Garden

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine how underwater landscape could be used for food production in the future. They discuss underwater landforms, draw a picture of an underwater landscape and a type of technology to use underwater, and write a description...
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How Can We Observe Genetic Variation Within a Species?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students observe intra-species variation by completing standard microbial streaking procedures. They collect data from which they draw observations and complete a worksheet.
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For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students identify features of animals that enable survival in particular environments and group animals on the basis of their similarities. They compare and contrast features of groups of animals.
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For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students calculate the area of grasslands needed to support a small pride of lions. They also identify food web links in an ecosystem and trace the energy pathways in an ecosystem.
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Animal clues

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders use general knowledge to make educated guesses about the habitat and survival strategies of animals from Australia, Antarctica and Africa. They research to confirm and check ideas and group animals in a variety of ways.
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Analysing Scientific Explanations for Megafauna Extinction

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students compare explanations for Australian's megafauna extinctions and identify reasons for popular acceptance of certain scientific explanations. They debate and analyze scientific explanations.
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Gone Fishing

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine the effects of various methods of fishing on fish populations and biodiversity. They read a handout, participate in a simulation of different fishing methods, record the results, and answer discussion questions.
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The Gulf of Maine

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine their own environments and make connections to larger ecosystems. They watch a video about the gulf of Maine and record the changes that have occurred. They research the gulf and create a food web.
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Insect Biodiversity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils examine biodiversity by conducting comparative biodiversity surveys. They conduct Internet research to identify insects that they have caught in two different habitats, and compare the biodiversity of the two areas.
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Biological and Cultural Diversity of a Latin American Country

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students conduct an 8 hour Annual Summit Meeting on the Cultural and Biological Diversity of a Latin American Country. They construct a Rainforest, coffee and banana plantations, and a street scene of a typical large city.
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Wildlife Conservation (Senior, Science)

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders explore wildlife and the diversity that makes up the living part of the planet Earth. The exploration part of the assignment is done on the Internet using selected web sites.