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Title: PBS-American Field Guide: Teacher Resources-Non Native Species: English Ivy-Landscape Plant or Deadl PDF
Url: http://www.pbs.org/americanfieldguide/teachers/non_native/non_native_...
Publisher: Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Description: Very little of the world today can be called truly representative of the native ecosystem it was meant to be. In this lesson plan, students are challenged to consider the ramifications of introducing a non-native plant species, English Ivy, into an area and how this affects the overall health of that area's ecosystem. The site includes two activities -- one in which students use photos and grids to measure habitat diversity and a second whereby students examine how and why diversity is a good thing, ecologically speaking. Designed for grades 9-12, this site includes all of the necessary resources needed to implement these activities immediately.
LC Classification: Agriculture -- Plant culture
Agriculture -- Plant culture -- Flowers and flower culture. Ornamental plants -- Culture of individual plants -- Other plants, A-Z -- Ivy
Agriculture -- Plant culture -- Pests and diseases -- Weeds, parasitic plants, etc.
Agriculture -- Plant culture -- Pests and diseases -- Weeds, parasitic plants, etc. -- Invasive plants
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Natural history (General) -- Nature conservation. Landscape protection. Biological diversity conservation. Endangered species and ecosystems (General). Habitat conservation. Ecosystem management. Conservation biology
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Botany
Date Issued: 2001
Resource Type: Cases
Charts and Diagrams
Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
StillImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Teaching Guides
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: pdf
Audience: Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Oregon Public Broadcasting and PBS
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2007-06-20 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-01-12 12:54:42 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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