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Activity

Calculating a Biodiversity Index

A Biodiversity Index gives scientists a concrete, uniform way to talk about and compare the biodiversity of different areas. Learn how to calculate this number yourself.

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Reference List

Field Guides

Whether you want a general-purpose field guide or one that focuses on insects native to your corner of the world, you're sure to find the perfect guide in this list of more than 20 titles.

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Types of Oak Leaves

Long and narrow like a feather or small and symmetrical like a rose petal—the variety of oak leaves runs the gamut. See if your leaves match any of the 12 varieties featured in this sheet of hand drawings.

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Field Trip to the Moon Educator's Guide

Take your students on a comprehensive tour of the moon to help them discover careers in science and education with this DVD and its classroom investigations.

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