Science-Gr.9.1-Biological Diversity

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Students learn that diversity is maintained through natural processes of sexual and asexual reproduction, through the survival of individual species - and variations within those species - may be influenced by ecological and human-caused factors. Students examine trends toward loss of diversity and examine related issues concerning environmental quality and the impact of technologies.

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Biodiversity is the foundation for maintaining the balance between all living things. When species begin dying out, it upsets this delicate balance & can cause ecological tragedies. Earth's rainforests are homes to vast biodiversity. However, the rainforests are also one of Earth's most threatened habitats...animals risk losing their homes through pollution & deforestation. The information in this book highlights at-risk animal & plant species & discusses ways to lessen carbon footprint.

Genetically Modified Organisms can be difficult to understand. These laboratory-modified plants and animals are a controversial part of the agricultural industry—and a person’s diet. University Of Calgary, New Uses, Student Learning, Nonfiction, Books To Read, This Book, Ebooks, The Incredibles, Science

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GMOs -- Creating crops -- Altered animals -- Making medicine -- Cloning -- New uses for GMOs.;"Genetically Modified Organisms can be difficult to understand. These laboratory-modified plants and animals are a controversial part of the agricultural industry—and a person’s diet. This book explores the pros and cons of these modified crops, such as corn, rice, and soybeans. While exploring what changes scientists make to these plants and how these changes impact their consumption, it also…

Find out how Crick and Watson beat their rivals to unlock the secrets of life itself as they unraveled the mystery behind DNA and changed not only science but the world we live in. James Watson, English Literature, Nobel Prize, Penguin Random House, Secret Life, Student Learning, Change The World, Dna, The Twenties

Find out how Crick and Watson beat their rivals to unlock the secrets of life itself as they unraveled the mystery behind DNA and changed not only science but the world we live in. (Graphic novel)

KIT: Molymod RNA 12 base kit - Consists of 12 mRNA bases, transfer RNA, and amino acids and can be used to demonstrate the process known as protein synthesis. Ribose is made from a darker red plastic to symbolize the increased oxygen. Use the included tRNA and amino acids to form polypeptide chains (proteins). Wooden Lamp Base, Glass Lamp Base, Floor Lamp Base, Charlotte Mason Curriculum, Kindergarten Curriculum, Brass Lamp, Lamp Bases, Student Learning, Early Childhood

KIT: Molymod RNA 12 base kit - Consists of 12 mRNA bases, transfer RNA, and amino acids and can be used to demonstrate the process known as protein synthesis. Ribose is made from a darker red plastic to symbolize the increased oxygen. Use the included tRNA and amino acids to form polypeptide chains (proteins).

KIT: Genes and Probability Investigation -  Objectives: apply the laws of chance to genetics, demonstrate the effect of dominance in a monohybrid cross, demonstrate the effect of incomplete dominance, model a dihybrid cross to demonstrate the law of independent assortment. Student Learning, Genetics, Diversity, Biology, Law, How To Apply, Science, Model, Ideas

KIT: Genes and Probability Investigation - Objectives: apply the laws of chance to genetics, demonstrate the effect of dominance in a monohybrid cross, demonstrate the effect of incomplete dominance, model a dihybrid cross to demonstrate the law of independent assortment.

Published to commemorate the anniversary of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species, Evidence of Evolution uses exquisite images by distinguished photographer Susan Middleton to reveal beautiful and surprising patterns of evolutionary developmen Origin Of Species, Evolution, Mary, Amazon, Photographs, October 1, Diversity, Rust, Books

Evidence of evolution : uses exquisite images by distinguished photographer Susan Middleton to reveal beautiful and surprising patterns of evolutionary development in animals and plants.

Biodiversity: Explore the Diversity of Life on Earth with Science Activities for Kids introduces middle schoolers to the evolution of life on Earth. Diversity Activities, Science Activities For Kids, Science Books, Stem Activities, Science Projects, Next Generation Science Standards, Experiential Learning, Middle Schoolers, Building For Kids

What is biodiversity -- A short history of life on Earth -- Biodiversity everywhere -- Why biodiversity matters -- Biodiversity and humans -- Threats to biodiversity -- Protecting biodiversity

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KIT: Natural Selection Experiment - Replicate the "peppered moth" study in the lab. Simulate predator-prey relationship. Illustrate Darwin?s Theory of Natural Selection and industrial melonism. Collect data and draw conclusion concerning natural section and environmental pollution.

Science at the Top of the World - ParkSPACE: National Parks Seen from Space Top Of The World, Student Learning, Ecology, Arctic, Documentaries, Remote, Backdrops, National Parks, Environment

DVD: The Canadian Arctic is ground zero for understanding our rapidly changing environment. Working in remote regions, to a backdrop of some of the world’s most breathtaking landscapes, scientists in the Arctic are combining space-age technology, on-the-ground fieldwork and traditional Inuit knowledge to create the most detailed picture of the Arctic to date.

Buy or Rent The Truth Behind GMOs as an eTextbook and get instant access. With VitalSource, you can save up to compared to print. Food System, Good Food, Scientists, Eat, Diversity, Nonfiction, Walmart, Science, Books

This enlightening book will help your readers by defining what GMO crops are, how they differ from past agricultural production methods, what scientists think about their effects on humans, and why they are so controversial. GMOs are fundamental to our current food system; this stimulating book explains why.

"Nowhere Else on Earth: Standing Tall for the Great Bear Rainforest" by Caitlyn Vernon Novel Guide. Ideas for teaching about Canadian temperate rainforest; Ideas for teaching about the Great Bear Rainforest; Science Resources, Reading Resources, Science Books, Rainforest Plants, Thing 1, Fiction And Nonfiction, Biomes, Middle School Science, Children's Literature

A hands-on guide to the magic and majesty of British Columbia's Great Bear Rainforest, with suggestions for activism in any community.

Booktopia has Charles Darwin's on the Origin of Species, A Graphic Adaptation by Michael Keller. Buy a discounted Hardcover of Charles Darwin's on the Origin of Species online from Australia's leading online bookstore. Charles Darwin, Guerrilla Girls, Origin Of Species, Biology Teacher, Natural Selection, Book Sculpture, Free Ebooks, Book Art, All About Time

In this graphic novel adaptation, the authors introduce a new generation of readers to Darwin's original text. Including sections about his pioneering research, the book's initial public reception, his correspondence with other leading scientists, as well as the most recent breakthroughs in evolutionary theory, this adaptation breathes new life into Darwin's seminal and still polarizing work.

Presents a collection of essays about biodiversity, discussing its environmental and economic impact, species extinction, and preservation. Species Extinction, Student Learning, Ecology, Diversity, Environment, Survival, Science, Explore, Nature

Presents a collection of essays about biodiversity, discussing its environmental and economic impact, species extinction, and preservation.

This book tells the amazing story of genetic engineering, from the earliest discoveries about DNA to the latest GM crops. Student Learning, Genetics, Dna, This Book, Engineering, Science, Diversity, Amazing, Food

This book tells the amazing story of genetic engineering, from the earliest discoveries about DNA to the latest GM crops.

Planet Ark: Preserving Earth’s Biodiversity (CitizenKid) written by Adrienne Mason and illustrated by Margot Thompson Catholic Social Teaching, Build Your Own Boat, Seventh Grade, Reading Levels, Parenting Books, Boat Plans, Boat Building, Global Warming, Nonfiction Books

Sets out clearly what biodiversity is and the dangers that face it, from habitat destruction to overharvesting to climate change. And shows how we can become Noahs and helpp protect and sustain Planet Ark."