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The purpose of this resource is to classify and count the reproductive phenological phases of receptacles on selected... see more

In this activity (on pages 18-28), learners explore how the shape of seeds affects how they are dispersed by wind, birds,... see more

' Description Ever heard someone claim Global Warming isn't happening? Did their explanation seem wrong but you didn't... see more

This is a free online course offered by Yale University. 'All life on Earth has a spatial context and associated... see more

Two new papers find that the line that divides the moist East and arid West is edging eastward due to climate change—and... see more

This article describes the various forces that affect the Amazon basin ecosytem.It was originally published as a review... see more

This online simulation game explores the different consequences of water levels on the Columbia River in the Pacific... see more

is a Predator/Prey isoclines model, exploring how enriching the prey environment (raising carrying capacity) can depress... see more

UC Berkley Website on Biomes, very useful for a biomes unit webquest.

This is a free, online textbook that can be downloaded in its entirety as a pdf.

This site provides an animation on time-compensated solar compass. The animation illustrates an experiment that tests... see more

In this activity related to plant biotechnology, learners transform a strain of E. coli using green fluorescent protein... see more

Knowing ‘how many’ of any species is a challenge for researchers. In recent years satellites have been used, but there... see more

The purpose of the resource is to develop hypotheses about which environmental factors are most important to plants.

Visuals Unlimited (VU) began in the 1960's while Dr. Cunningham was writing, editing, and doing research for several of... see more

Website covering all aspects of rainforest ecology, including databases of flora and fauna, pictures and animations of... see more

World Resources Institute (WRI) is a global research organization that spans more than 50 countries, with offices in... see more

2d DaisyWorld is the classic model, demonstrating homeostasis via ecosystem feedback loops (daisy albedo). DaisyWorld was... see more

DaisyWorld was invented to explain how the Gaia Hypothesis did not require a sentient Earth, but only feedback loops. 3d... see more

This site is an excellent discussion of how nitrogen cycles through ecosystems. Two figures illustrate the text... see more

In this creative writing activity students learn about different habitats, the species that live there and the threats... see more

This Website contains information about ecology, plants, geology, animals, and more. It gives examples that you can find... see more

A site for the studies of wind erosion in the United States. Helps provide a science-based wind erosion technology for... see more

Site describes the process of biomagnification in ecosystems. The site includes case studies and links to other sites.... see more