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ERIC Number: EJ590303
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0002-7685
Samara Dispersal in Boxelder: An Exercise in Hypothesis Testing.
Minorsky, Peter V.; Willing, R. Paul
American Biology Teacher, v61 n1 p56-59 Jan 1999
Presents a fun, inexpensive, and pedagogically useful laboratory exercise that involves indoor studies of the dispersal properties of the winged fruits (samaras) of boxelder trees. Engages students in the process of hypothesis testing, experimental design, and data analysis as well as introducing students to important concepts related to functional ecology, succession, and plant reproductive biology. (CCM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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