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Ecosystems – Websites:


mnn


eco-sf

mbari

igreenspot

instructables

abundantearth

purdue

fastcompany

biodiversityhotspots

strategyand
   
Program of Inquiry Core

Sharing the Planet:

An inquiry into rights and responsibilities in the struggle to share finite resources with other people and with other living things; communities and the relationship within and between them; access to equal opportunities; peace and conflict resolution.

1 Ecosystems

Key Concepts: causation, responsibility, connection

Related Concepts: classification, ecosystems, habitat, geography, water cycle, sustainability, pollution, equilibrium

Central Idea: Ecosystems require a dynamic equilibrium within & between them in order to survive.

Lines of inquiry:

  • What are biomes and ecosystems
  • How biomes and ecosystems are connected and maintain balance
  • How humans have affected

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