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Ecology -- Study and teaching

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View Resource JSTOR: Journal of Animal Ecology

The British Ecological Society's Journal of Animal Ecology publishes original research papers "on most aspects of animal ecology," including reviews and theoretical analyses of specific topics. Now, at the JSTOR site, users may freely access all full-text articles from back issues of the Journal of Animal Ecology, once articles become three years old. Currently, JSTOR coverage includes Vols. 1-68...

http://www.jstor.org/journal/janimalecology
View Resource Estuary Live!!!

Intended for elementary, middle, and high school students, this electronic estuary excursion, Estuary Live!!!, will take place May 8-12, 2000. Free to participants (but please sign up in advance), the field trip will explore the Rachel Carson Site of the North Carolina National Estuarine Research Reserve, covering four islands and salt marshes off the North Carolina coast. The site features useful...

http://www.estuarylive.org/
View Resource What's Up with Our Nation's Waters?

The US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Website provides many educational resources for K-12 teachers. A recently posted one is the "What's Up With Our Nation's Water?" page, looking at how water quality is measured, what toxins are found in drinking water, and defining wetlands and groundwater. Highlights include a "What can I do?" section and suggested science projects. Colorful artwork...

https://nepis.epa.gov/Exe/ZyNET.exe/20004KE0.TXT?ZyActionD=Z...
View Resource Air Quality Index Kids Website

The US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Website provides many educational resources for K-12 teachers. A new resource from the EPA is the Air Quality Index for Kids. The colorful, extremely basic text defines the Air Quality Index (AQI), discusses what makes air dirty and which people are most at risk for getting sick from air pollution. This site, probably best suited for elementary...

https://www3.epa.gov/airnow/aqikids/pdffiles/aqirefer.pdf
View Resource Ecology Explorers

This Web site from the Center for Environmental Studies at Arizona State University was developed as part of the Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-term Ecological Research Project (CAP LTER), but can be used by any classrooms interested in exploring urban ecosystems that surround them. Students and teachers learn about the scientific method and several data collection protocols that they can use right...

https://sustainability.asu.edu/ecologyexplorers/
View Resource TEACH Great Lakes

The TEACH Great Lakes Web site is provided by the Great Lakes Information Network (last mentioned in the September 15, 1995 Scout Report). The site features online lessons specific to Great Lakes subjects such as the environment, geography, and pollution. Students can begin with the Introduction to the Great Lakes module and then move on to learn about water levels, shoreline geology, water...

http://www.great-lakes.net/teach/
View Resource Envirofun

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency's Envirofun web site features Captain Earthworm, Captain Redbird, and Captain Bluegill to help show kids how to protect the earth's air, land, and water. The Our Earthship link takes kids through various pages that describe how nature (on its own) recycles air, land, and water. Another interesting set of pages lie within the Earthship Logs link, which...

http://www.epa.state.il.us/kids/index.html
View Resource Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology: Experiments

Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) is a collection of peer-reviewed, classroom/ field-tested teaching materials sponsored by the Ecological Society of America. Among these "scientifically sound and pedagogically innovative" teaching materials are a number of particularly well-designed ecology labs for field and classroom. As of February 2003, two of the seven labs on the Web site...

http://www.esa.org/tiee/
View Resource PESTIS: Pesticide Action Network North America

As the word Action in its title indicates, PESTIS is definitely an advocacy group and is not moderate on its feelings about pesticides. In fact, a part of PESTIS, is PANNA (Pesticide Action Network North America), which "works to replace pesticide use with ecologically sound and socially just alternatives." Regardless of your feeling towards pesticides, this Web site includes all sorts of data and...

http://www.panna.org/
View Resource Enchanted Learning: Biomes-Habitats

Created by Enchanted Learning, this kid-friendly Biome-Habitats website introduces children to many of the earth's biomes. Although the site provides basic information about many different biomes, the main emphasis is on the animals that live in each habitat. From the homepage, site visitors can link to almost twenty separate biome / habitat sites including Desert, Cave, Savanna, and Coral...

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/
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