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Activity Description of "Biodiversity & Patch Size"

Title Biodiversity & Patch Size
Audience Grades 9-12
Abstract A biodiversity activity to show that large patches (Amazon Jungle) of flowers (plants) have a larger porportion of biodiversity. As patches become smaller, the biodiversity drops off rapidly. This activity has many varibles, but in general works very well in showing the relationship between size of a patch and its biodiversity.
Author Truman Holtzclaw
Email AEOHoltzcl@aol.com
Unifying Concept Evolution and equilibrium
Science and Technology Understandings about science and technology
Science as Inquiry Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
History and Nature of Science
Science in Personal and Social PerspectivesPopulation growth, Natural resources
Life, Physical, Earth Sciences Populations and ecosystems
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