Entries Tagged as 'environment'

Environment Lesson 2: Biodiversity and Living Systems

May 16, 2010 by alicemercer · 20 Comments · assignments

This week, we will spend time learning about living systems and biodiversity. Here is a definition for biodiversity: the variety of different types of plant and animal life in a particular region – MacMillan dictionary Here are some sites we will be using to learn more: OLogy: Biodiversity Living Things and Their Environments FOSSweb – […]

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Environment Lesson 1: What’s going on?

May 9, 2010 by alicemercer · 13 Comments · assignments

Look at these sites, and tell me what you’ve learned about the state of the environment from what you saw: How Long Will It Last: The New Scientist Worldometers – real time world statisticsgo down the page to where it says, “Environment”

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Assignment #32: Buffalo and Modern Cattle

April 25, 2009 by alicemercer · 31 Comments · assignments

Photo Credit: Buffalo and Newborn Think about what we saw about how cattle are raised, then read one of these links on buffalo: BUFFALO / BISON Buffalo Hunt, 1846 and, look at these graphics on the waste and use of energy from modern animal production: The New York Times > Livestock’s High Energy Costs The […]

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