Category: Environment & Ecology

Looking Closely inside the Garden

Frank Serafini

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Students study biology, ecology, chemistry, math, plant and animal ecology, rangeland ecosystems, and how to measure and manage vegetation. The scientific evidence for the latter is among the strongest available in the police literature, while the evidence about juveniles is much weaker. The Students: 1996-97 and 1997-98: heterogeneously grouped grade 4 classes of 27 and 24 students, including gifted, resource, LEP and migrant education students. OUTSIDE RESOURCES: Field trip to the library.

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Coyote Moon

Maria Gianferrari

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One of the most visible influences on this change was the report by Martinson (1974) that was widely interpreted as showing that "nothing works" in rehabilitation. Other pollutants -- notably heavy metals -- are often attached to sediments and present the potential for further water contamination. How It Works: Exploring Our World Through Library Activities is a program that enlarges the learning environment of moderately and severely disabled students.

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Raintree Perspectives: Habitat Explorer - Mountain Explorer

Greg Pyers

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I will be teaching AP Biology in the Spring. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Environment, Safety, and Health (EH)] DOE Pulse - Includes research highlights from 21 Department of Energy national laboratories, updates on collaborations among laboratories, and profiles of individual researchers. While general sociobiological theorizing in the popular press concerning the causes of war, the nature of entrepreneurship, and other matters declined, the immense economic and medical impact of genetic medicine made the public all the more receptive to biological explanations or excuses for social problems.

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Caves (Geography Starts)

Claire Llewellyn

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This is a practice test that will allow you to prepare for the Post test for this chapter. Subsequently, Næss formulated a position which extended the reverence the three Norwegians and the Sherpas felt for mountains to other natural things in general. The major exception is for law enforcement equipment and technology, which received 60 percent of 1996 appropriations directed to specifically to police (see bar graphs).

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Savannas and Grasslands (Endangered Biomes)

Donna Latham

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The project also creates a positive attitude towards language, acquisition. The students conduct their survey in and out of the, classroom. Other things being equal, one would expect that species with small geographic ranges will more likely be affected than species with large ranges. Further litigation was initiated in 1984, which claimed that LADWP did not comply with the state fishery protection laws. "In 1994, the California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) established significant public trust protection and eco-system restoration standards, and LADWP was required to release water into Mono Lake to raise the lake level 20 feet.

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Rainforests (Eye to Eye with Endangered Habitats)

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Overall Value: Students increase their artistic expression and expertise and their knowledge of art terms. Don't worry too much about making notes on the first read through. Advanced video students edit the final tape. Overall Value: "Knowing that they are on camera has motivated students to take their work and themselves more seriously," say project disseminators Gross and Ferrelli. One teacher and a supervisor were involved in the project.

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Ocean Seasons

Ron Hirschi

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This landmark study established the epidemiological view of cholera that has endured until quite recently. Comparing Wordsworth's sense of place to Dorothy Wordsworth's has been a common exercise. The Students: There are 25 kindergarten students in the program. Whitman composed the poem in the autumn of 1873 during what seems to have been a spell of depression. The actual percentage of treatments classified as proven beneficial, according to the British Medical Journal’s Clinical Evidence website is actually 15%.

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Deserts (Biomes of Nature)

Peter Murray

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Older children study poems about flowers and kindergarten children produce spring flower books that include photographs of flowers in bloom and sequential drawings of a flowering plant. Recognizing our wider Self thus involves identifying ourselves with all other life forms on the planet. How It Works: Ursa, the Bear, took students on a tour of the millennium by exploring his family tree. Biology is the study of the many varieties of life. We have found that no 'extra' time is needed in the teaching day for training and implementation.

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Monarch Magic! Butterfly Activities & Nature Discoveries

Lynn Rosenblatt

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The Staff: Jane Carriera Servidio North Stonington Elementary School, North Stonington What You Need: Copies of Stone Fox for all students and participating staff, teacher packet from the Iditarod Trail Committee for musher list, trail information and other background facts on the race, access to online site. Homicides in those cities are also highly concentrated, in a handful of communities marked by concentrated poverty, hypersegregation (Massey and Denton, 1993), family disruption and high gun density.

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Water Supply (Eco Alert!)

Rebecca Hunter

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The students then apply what they learned to create their own secret messages. No one in the scientific community will know about, or place much confidence in, a piece of scientific research until it is published in a peer-reviewed journal. I would like to use the case studies to develop scientific literacy in my classroom. It would fail to identify important issues cutting across programs. The body, on the other hand, supports the cell's "individual purpose" by providing essential nutrients and carrying away wastes, assisting the cell's self-preservation, self-strengthening, multiplication, and development.

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