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ERIC Number: EJ817847
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Nov
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 2
ISSN: ISSN-0887-2376
Designing the Perfect Plant: Activities to Investigate Plant Ecology
Lehnhoff, Erik; Woolbaugh, Walt; Rew, Lisa
Science Scope, v32 n3 p29-35 Nov 2008
Plant ecology is an important subject that often receives little attention in middle school, as more time during science classes is devoted to plant biology. Therefore, the authors have developed a series of activities, including a card game--Designing the Perfect Plant--to introduce student's to plant ecology and the ecological trade offs associated with different types of plants and plant attributes. The activities also introduce students to general ecological concepts such as biodiversity, environmental disturbance, habitat, competition, and predation. (Contains 3 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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