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Urban Ecologist

Price: $25.00
Order Number: 692.0006
Format : DVD

Pull on your boots and wade through the mud to explore the diverse life in a pond ecosystem. Collect plants and seeds with urban ecologist Carmen Cid, Ph.D., and then return to the greenhouse to conduct experiments.

Observe the effects of environmental change on pond life, and learn about the growth, survival, and reproduction of plants. Find out how plant ecologists help other scientists learn what keeps wetlands healthy.

Your students will develop an understanding of:
●How to conduct an investigation and interpret data.
●Diversity in ecosystems.
●Plant structures and their differences.
●Functions in growth, survival and reproduction.
●How to conduct a simple experiment to learn about form and function.
●The effects of environmental changes.

Each Wonderwise: Women in Sciencekit includes a DVD and Activity guide. The CD-ROM sound track and text are available in both English and Spanish.

Each site purchasing a Wonderwisekit may make additional copies of the CD-ROM without charge for use at the site or to be given to students. Organizations requiring multisite rights should contact for pricing.

Click here for GuideLook on page 4 for a list of materials required to complete the activities.

Rights granted with purchase include: a) life of media audiovisual use, b) public performance, c) campus or building closed circuit and digital/video-on-demand transmission.

Ideal for grades 4 – 6
Duration: 15 -20 minute program
(c) 2002-2004 University of Nebraska State Museum
Series # 692

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