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This textbook chapter summarizes the changes in the ecosystems found in the world's forests. This is chapter 2 in the unit, A New World View, which introduces global systems science, emphasizing the concepts of environmental diversity, Earth as a system, and sustainability. The resource includes a textbook chapter, integrated hands-on and inquiry activities, links to current news articles, and a suite of pre- and post-unit assessments. A teacher's guide supports classroom use. The resource is part of Global Systems Science (GSS), an interdisciplinary course for high school students that emphasizes how scientists from a wide variety of fields work together to understand significant problems of global impact.

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    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
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    • Grade 11
    • Grade 12

    Keywords:

    Informal Education,Logging,NSDL,High School,Old growth forests,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Earth system science,Biological science,Life Science,Geoscience,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Biosphere,Life sciences:Ecology and ecosystems,Earth Science,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123553179T,Clearcutting,Natural resources

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    English

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