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Ecology -- Study and teaching

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The University of Birmingham - Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences Research

The University of Birmingham introduces the goal of its department of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences' (GEES) research to link climate, hydrology, geomorphology, and ecology studies in order to build integrated models of fluvial systems. Users can find ample information about the goals and significance in its many projects which include riparian hydroecology, hydrology of cold...

https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/gees/index.aspx
Blue Planet Biomes

This innovative educational website was created by Elisabeth Benders-Hyde, a science aide at the West Tisbury School in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts. The site was originally inspired by a biome project developed by West Tisbury 6th grade teachers Ann and Karl Nelson, and incorporates information generated from independent student research. The site offers great information about the world's...

https://blueplanetbiomes.org/index.php
Ecological Society of America: EcoEd Digital Library

Are you on the lookout for good ecology education resources? Hosted by the Ecological Society of America (ESA), the EcoEd Digital Library provides educators with "a forum to contribute and locate peer reviewed ecology education resources that are scientifically sound and pedagogically useful." The website offers nine browsing categories including: Applied ecology, Communities, Ecosystems, Human...

https://ecoed.esa.org/
Biological ESTEEM

Introducing students to different software packages and applications for use in biology and math courses can be quite a challenge. With that in mind, teachers in these areas will definitely appreciate this rather helpful site from the people at the Mathematical Sciences Digital Library. These particular simulations and tools draw heavily on Microsoft Excel, so users will need to make sure that...

https://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/loci/resources/biologi...
Exploring the Environment: Modules & Activities

The "Classroom of the Future" and "Exploring the Environment" are a collaboration between NASA and Jesuit Wheeling University, and they are responsible for this fine website that offers teachers unique ways to teach students about weather systems. The activities are for grades 5-12, and each activity indicates the applicable grade level, though most lean toward the upper grades. The homepage has...

http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/modules.html
ESA: Strategies for Ecology Education, Diversity and Sustainability

The Ecological Society of America created the Strategies for Ecology Education, Diversity and Sustainability (SEEDS) program in order "to diversify and advance the ecology profession through opportunities that stimulate and nurture the interest of underrepresented students." As such, the site is a fine resource for science educators and others, and it contains seven basic sections, which include...

https://esa.org/seeds/
The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

The International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources Red List of Threatened Species conveys information about plant and animal species on its website, and is regarded as "the most comprehensive, objective global approach for evaluating the conservation status of plant and animal species." Visitors will find that the website is divided up into the seven categories they use to...

https://www.iucnredlist.org/
The Habitable Planet: A Systems Approach to Environmental Science

Created by the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in association with the Harvard University Center for the Environment, this 13-part program includes an overview of the Earth's systems along with an exploration of the effects that human activities have on these systems. Each program contains interviews with scientists and other experts, and the program titles include Ecosystems, Human...

https://www.learner.org/series/the-habitable-planet-a-system...
Windows to the Universe: Biomes and Ecosystems

The Windows to the Universe website is maintained by the National Earth Science Teachers Association, and it has been around since the mid-1990s. One particularly interesting area of the site focuses in on the world of biomes and ecosystems. For those who might be unacquainted with such matters, biomes are large regions of the world with similar plants, animals, and other living things that are...

https://www.windows2universe.org/?page=/earth/ecosystems.htm...
Science Matters

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) publishes the "Science Matters" newsletter to inform the general public about its research and advocacy activities on behalf of the American public. The newsletter was first published in 2010, and is a terrific source of information on everything from green chemistry to renewable energy. In the About this Issue area, visitors can learn about the topical...

https://www.epa.gov/sciencematters
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