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 Perspectives||Population 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|
|Other Standards |