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Chapter 4 - Ecosystems

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Unit B - The Patterns of Life

  • Chapter 4 - Ecosystems

How do organisms exchange energy and nutrients in an ecosystems?

Educator Materials Web of Life In this group game, discover how all the players in an ecosystem depend on each other to survive. Article Visiting Dzanga-Sangha   Interactive Welcome to the Dzanga-Sangha Travel to the lush Dzanga-Sangha rainforest with BaAka. This excellent tour guide will show you the sights—and help you find the... Interactive Work the System! Did you know that forests with leaves above the water can grow in the ocean? Grab the magical magnifying glass, and see how many... Article Aspen: A Keystone Species By keeping a nature journal, this 16-year-old from Colorado quickly saw how aspens support and sustain biodiversity. Learn more about... Article Tide Pools and the Life Within Them Wade through the tide pools of Doheny State Beach with this seventh-grader from California, and discover the many animals that thrive... Interactive Dive Into Worlds Within the Sea Which squirmy little creatures does the spiny lobster eat? Can you spot the weird greenish glow on the belly of the cookie-cutter... Educator Materials How to Help Biodiversity Why should you harness your house pets, be a smart shopper, and protect habitats? They're your jobs as a keeper of the Earth. Find... Article Oscawana: A Dying Lake? 2003 Young Naturalist Award-winning essay - Oscawana has all the symptoms of a dying lake. Join this seventh-grader from New York... Article The Impact of Plant Density and Diversity on Animal Populations in a Sonoran Desert Environment This 10th-grader from Arizona's neighborhood noticed that her association requires that all dry vegetation around homes be removed.... Educator Materials Spectrum of Habitats Did you know that the world's deserts keep expanding each year? Or that islands have the highest animal extinction rate—75 percent?... Educator Materials Resources For Educators: Hall of Biodiversity Make the most of your visit by preparing beforehand with this printable guide to the Hall of Biodiversity. Special Exhibition Water: H2O = Life Find out more about water, which is named in every language and without which no living thing exists. November 1, 2007 — May 26, 2008 Educator Materials Resources For Educators: Water: H2O = Life An in-depth look at the life-giving and finite resource of water.