We Need Worms (Creatures We Can't Live Without)

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The two basic categories of interventions reported in the literature to date are "removing criminogenic substances" and "separating potential victims and offenders." After observing the fact that life developed only within strict limits of each compartment that makes up the atmosphere, hydrosphere, and lithosphere, the Austrian geologist Eduard Suess proposed the term biosphere in 1875. Students link literature, dance and music to mask-making by: reading folk tales and poems that dramatize man's conflict with nature and self writing and illustrating journals to express their feelings, making masks that dramatize their thoughts and emotions, creating body movements to music, transforming skits and stories into wonderful performances using masks and dramatic play The Students: This project can be adapted for children in grades K-8, including Special Education, Bilingual and Gifted students.

Threatened Habitats (Green Alert!)

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River otters are ideal ambassadors for habitat preservation and restoration since they are charismatic carnivores reliant on healthy watersheds to thrive. You represent the malnourished and starving people. In the case of a global crisis, the consequences can be much more significant; some extinction events showed the disappearance of more than 90 percent of existing species at that time. In the police evaluation literature, crime is almost always measured by either official crime reports (with all their flaws) or by victimization surveys of the public (with all their costs).

What Eats What in an Ocean Food Chain (Food Chains)

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I use case studies in my classroom to provide real-world context for our study of the basic principles of scientific topics. In an obvious instance of social Darwinism, he confidently asserts the “naturalness” of westward expansion and finally globalization—the ultimate completion of “the New arriving, assuming taking possession”: The flashing and golden pageant of California, The sudden and gorgeous drama, the sunny and ample lands, The long and varied stretch from Puget sound to Colorado south, The fields of Nature long prepared and fallow, the silent, cyclic The slow and steady ages plodding, the unoccupied surface ripening, the rich ores forming beneath; At last the New arriving, assuming, taking possession, A swarming and busy race settling and organizing everywhere, Ships coming in from the whole round world, and going out to the Populous cities, the latest inventions, the steamers on the rivers, the railroads, with many a thrifty farm, with machinery, And wool and wheat and the grape, and diggings of yellow gold. (LG 1891–92, 168) Whitman’s very treatment of the redwood’s voice as emanating from a ghostly entity already departed from the scene of present-day life invokes a pattern that has been conventionally applied to Native peoples from colonial days down to modern times.

Desert Habitats (Exploring Habitats)

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I am looking for ways to increase student engagement in science. The poems reflected upon shifting historical contexts, not only the obvious social and political changes brought on by the war but also geographical upheavals in an age of westward expansion, urbanization, galloping development in industry and technology, and emerging globalization. Gigantic global corporations are seizing ever more power, writes Aisha Dodwell, as they reshape the world to serve their quest for profit: corrupting politicians, subverting governments, and breaking international law on labour, environment and human rights with impunity.

Living by a River (Living Habitats)

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Finally the authors compare Nasr's ecological "way" with that of Thomas Berry. Most of all, it is an educational process, one that requires commitment, compassion and patience -- for yourself. Formulaic steps in the process that authors, such as Patricia Reilly Giff and George Edward Stanley, use to add content and style to structure are "tightened" for primary students with graphic aids and story-mapping markers that focus and channel story flow within the "scaffolding/locks" of transition words.

Wetlands (True Books: Ecosystems (Hardcover))

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Another key question not yet considered with the rigor brought to this study is whether Navy-funded research is oriented toward studies that, by the questions being asked, may be more likely to come up with "no effect" findings, as apparently the investigations that conservationists tend to fund ask questions that lean toward those that are likely to show an effect. Approximately 2.4 billion people live in areas of risk, with some 350 million new infections occurring annually, resulting in approximately 2 million deaths, predominantly in young children.

Deep in the Swamp

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Parents of young students must sign a paper saying they will be responsible for damaged books. Boundaries are even harder to define within an expanse of seemingly continuous grassland or forest, and are therefore at times assigned in an arbitrary manner by researchers. The sum of all the trophic levels of an ecosystem is called "food chain". An example started with Van Gogh's Sunflowers and included stories such as Camille and the Sunflowers by Laurence Anholt. SHARK's victories eclipses even international animal advocacy organizations.

Arctic Food Chains (Pogo: Who Eats What?)

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For Whitman, the identification with the redwoods was not strong enough to override his faith in material progress—a faith that he had committed himself to celebrating as the poet of America. This essay examines the interlocking relationship between media ecology and theology. The teacher has a 75 percent classroom parent participation that includes both mothers and fathers. In return, the COASST office pledges to put all of the data together, decipher the patterns across the entire survey range, and give that information back out to volunteers and the communities.

At the Pond (Readers for Writers)

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The major in Civil Engineering at the University of Georgia is designed to: (1) emphasize geotechnical, hydraulic, structural systems, infrastructure, and urban planning while excluding programs in transportation engineering; (2) provide a well-rounded engineering education experience to students by offering rigorous technical training balanced within a world-class liberal arts environment; (3) supplement/complement other existing UGA engineering programs; (4) provide the skills, knowledge, and attitude to economically utilize the forces of nature for the well-being of humanity while addressing global and environmental concerns, and material scarcity for an ever expanding population; (5) serve the needs of local, regional, and national employers; and (6) expose students to real-world scenarios and problems that practicing engineering professionals face in their careers.

The Continental Shelf (Life in the Sea)

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Food Chain: the path of food energy transfer from green plants (primary producers) to grazers (primary consumers), omnivors and carnivores (secondary consumers), and to their predators (top carnivores). Now another kind of growth that is more likely is what is called Logistic growth and that's when the population starts to rise and you will go through the lag phase and exponential growth phase but ultimately various factors in the environment start limiting the number of organisms that can actually be sustained by the environment and you start entering what is called the Deceleration phase and ultimately you'll reach some stable equilibrium.