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BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY   TreeSign.jpg (15262 bytes)

"Charting Diversity", Project Learning Tree Pre K-8 Guide, Seventh Edition, page 27, Activity #10

Overview

By exploring the amazing diversity of life on Earth, your students will discover how plants and animals are adapted for survival.  This activity provides a basis for understanding why there are so many different species and what is the value of biological diversity.

Objectives

 

Teacher Guide Link (Forest Composition)  Link 2 (Tree Diversity)  Link 3 (Vertebrate Species List)

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