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Title: Disappearing Marine Iguanas: A Case of Population Collapse PDF
Url: http://www.sciencecases.org/iguanas/iguanas.asp
Creator: Toepfer, Conrad F., 1933-
Publisher: National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science
State University of New York at Buffalo
Description: The National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science has been the host to dozens of helpful educational resources, and their series of case studies is one that every science educator should be well acquainted with. One recent addition to their archive comes from Conrad Toepfer of Brescia University in Owensboro, Kentucky. This resource deals with the disappearing marine iguana population in the Galapagos Islands, and it is framed as a conversation between two friends who grow concerned about this trend and decide to explore the subject further. It includes well-phrased questions, complete with tables and charts, and is written in a way that will be compelling to both students and teachers alike.
LC Classification: Agriculture -- Animal culture -- Other special topics, A-Z -- Ecology. Environmental aspects
Agriculture -- Animal culture -- Reptiles -- Individual, A-Z -- Iguanas
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Population biology -- Population viability analysis
Science -- Zoology -- Animal behavior -- Special topics -- Animal populations
Science -- Zoology -- Geographical distribution -- Topographical divisions (Faunas) -- Pacific islands -- By individual island or group of islands, A-Z -- Galapagos Islands
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Biology
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Ecology -- Populations
Date Issued: 2007
Resource Type: Charts and Diagrams
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Study Guides
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: pdf
Language: English
Rights: National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2007-11-21 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-06-11 14:42:19 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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Resource URL Clicks: 9
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