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Title: Mystery in Alaska: Why Have All the Sea Lions Gone?
Url: http://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu/cs/collection/detail.asp?case_id=...
Creator: Dinan, Frank J.
Larson, Renee
Stabler, Thomas R.
Publisher: National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science
Description: This interdisciplinary case study looks at the importance of energy considerations within food chains using the example of Steller sea lions along the western Alaska coast.
The lesson could be used in high school or undergraduate coursework, specifically in conjunction with biology or ecology curriculum. The case study and teaching notes may be downloaded in PDF format. The site also includes a section for instructor feedback where general comments may be read and contributed.
LC Classification: Agriculture -- Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling -- Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling -- Aquaculture
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Maps -- By region or country -- America. Western Hemisphere -- North America -- United States -- The West -- Pacific and Mountain States. Far West -- Alaska
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- Study and teaching. Research -- General works
Science -- Zoology -- Chordates. Vertebrates -- Mammals -- Systematic divisions. By order and family, A-Z -- Pinnipedia -- Otariidae (Eared seals)
Agriculture -- Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling -- Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling -- Fisheries -- Fishery management. Fishery policy -- Special topics, A-Z -- Overfishing
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Agriculture
Key Concept: Ecology -- Food webs
Ecology -- Predation
Agriculture -- Aquaculture
Biology -- Species
Ecology -- Food chain
Agriculture -- Fish
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2009-11-03
Resource Type: Cases
Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Teachers
University First Cycle
Language: English
Rights: National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, University at Buffalo.
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2011-01-21 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-01-05 13:26:19 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Staff  Scout Staff
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