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This textbook chapter presents several biodiversity case studies, including a study of prairie soil, the 1930's Dustbowl, and the importance of soil conservation practices. The resource includes a link to current news articles and a teacher's guide. This is the fifth chapter in the unit, Losing Biodiversity, examining the endangerment and extinction of entire species of plants and animals throughout the world due to human actions. The resource is part of Global System 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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    NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Biological science,Social Sciences,Redundacy hypothesis,Life sciences:Ecology and ecosystems,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Landforms/geography,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Konzo Prairie,Drought,Earth Science,Informal Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123119692T,Species diversity,Life Science,Bison,Earth system science,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Biosphere,High School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Geoscience,Geography

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    English

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