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MERLOT II


    

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Environmental Science

by Harriet Mathews
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AP Environmental Science Class

Course:

AP Environmental Science Class

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1.

From Silent Spring to Silent Night


Added 01/24/2012

Effects of Atrazine on Frogs 2007

2.

Connecting Concepts: Ecology/Population Dynamics 3: Elephant Population Growth


Added 02/16/2012

Good link back to Teacher Manual which leads to other virtual labs in all of Biology!

3.

Nitrogen Cycle


Added 02/17/2012

great quiz

 

4.

Mission: Biomes


Added 03/05/2012

Mission Biomes is written for younger students, but the links are great to get data on precipitation per year etc. for seven of the major terrestrial biomes

5.

Sustainable Agriculture


Added 03/11/2012

Five Modules

6.

Story of Stuff Project with Annie Leonard


Added 03/11/2012

Link to chat with the author over 1 hour long.  Introduces several books and websites related to sustainable living.  The concept of a Happiness Index as a ratio of health and welfare over use of resources.  She proposes the stregthening of a citizen 'muscle' which may have atrophied over the personal consumer muscle which may be overworked.  Solving problems by using sharing engenders community.

7.

Business and Sustainable Development


Added 03/11/2012

Mostly Canadian and British examples; however, companies and sectors are also included

8.

NASA AND TEACHERS GO GREEN: Green Teacher Magazine


Added 03/11/2012

Great Eel Grass Activity for children included

9.

Teaching and Learning for a Sustainable Future


Added 03/11/2012

Lesson to design a sustainable city in six modules

Major World Cities information

Interactive city game

10.

Breeds of Livestock


Added 03/29/2012

Debate: feeding grain to livestock deprives calories from the human population.

11.

Gymnosperm Database


Added 03/29/2012

Age of trees a zoocentric concept!

12.

Connecting Concepts: Ecology/Population Dynamics 1: Exponential Growth


Added 07/17/2012

Excellent tutorial on population growth using zebra mussels

13.

Connecting Concepts: Ecology/Population Dynamics 2: Logistic Growth


Added 07/17/2012

Similar to exponential growth model with Zebra mussels

14.

The Stream Study


Added 09/03/2012

Every AP Environmental Student needs to know how to study the health of a stream :)

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