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Measuring Biodiversity across North America

Measuring Biodiversity across North America

Through this series on measuring biodiversity students will conduct investigations based on their own questioning, they will develop a methodology, collect and analyze data, test hypotheses, and communicate results. Each example given is a model for analysis with step-by-step procedures for investigating categories of questions on biodiversity and the inherent value of the different landscapes of North America. Goals: As a result of completing an investigation into the biodiversity of North American Mammals, all students should develop an understanding of the following. • The concept of biodiversity, and ways to measure the diversity of organisms • The role of taxonomy in assessing biodiversity • Associations between the distribution of organisms and environments • How to plan and conduct... Show More


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