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The purpose of this activity is to learn about the different biomes and ecosystems and to apply inquiry skills in order to investigate effects of climate change on different environments. Applicable to all levels of middle school life science, grades 6-8. Primarily written for 6th grade general science. Upon completion of this activity, students will be able to: identify biomes and aquatic ecosystems and design and conduct an experiment that simulates the effects of greenhouse gases on biomes and aquatic ecosystems This teaching resource was developed by a K-12 science teacher in the American Physiological Society’s 2007 Frontiers in Physiology Program. For more information on this program, please visit www.frontiersinphys.org.

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  • Education > General

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    Keywords:

    Environmental factors,Education,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110722031301371T,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Geoscience,General,Social Sciences,Ecosystem,Teacher-centered/traditional instruction,Tutorial or self-directed instruction,Laboratory experiment,Student-centered instruction

    Language:

    English

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