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Activity Description of "Biodiversity Activities"

Title Biodiversity Activities
Abstract The first activity illustrates how to use math to calculate a simplified version of the diversity index of a selected habitat. The closer to 1 the diversity index is, the more diverse and healthy the habitat is. the second activity compares and contrasts the spread of disease in monoculture and biologically diverse communities.
Author Kathy Paris
Unifying Concept Evolution and equilibrium
Science and Technology
Science as Inquiry
History and Nature of Science
Science in Personal and Social PerspectivesPopulation growth, Natural resources, Science and technology in local, national, global challenges
Life, Physical, Earth Sciences Interdependence of organisms, Populations and ecosystems, Diversity and adaptations of organisms
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