Type:

Video

Description:

In this video Paul Andersen explains how biodiversity can be measured through genetic, species, or ecosystem variety on the planet. Species diversity is increased through speciation and decrease through extinction. The mechanism for speciation is evolution through natural selection. The planet provides ecosystem services at no cost to humanity. The supporting, provisioning, regulating and cultural services are all discussed in more detail.

Subjects:

  • Science > Botany
  • Science > Earth Science
  • Science > Ecology
  • Science > Life Sciences

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

biodiversity, ecosystem diversity, speciation, ecosystem services, evolution, supporting, provisioning, regulating, genetic,

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
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3
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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2016-11-30.

Component Ratings:


Standards Alignment: 3
Subject Matter: 3
Deeper Learning: 3

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