Biodiversity

The incredible wealth of diversity on our planet is something to be celebrated with students of all ages! Any place is an ecosystem, and biodiversity studies can take place in a forest, stream, pond, or even cracks of the sidewalk.

Tree Transects

Topic(s): 
Biodiversity
Time: 
3 Class periods
Setting: 
Schoolyard
Guiding Questions: 
Do different tree species occur along the edge versus the interior of a forest? Does the total number of tree species differ in different parts of a forest stand? Does the mix of young versus old trees differ from edge to interior?

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