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Ecology and Systems Biology: Initial Model Revision

Today students revised their initial models of the Great Salt Lake, integrating learning about the trophic pyramid, energy flow, carrying capacity, and limiting factors.

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Ecology and Systems Biology: Catch-up Day

With the career fair this morning, classes were only 35 minutes long.  We decided to spend the time catching up on unfinished assignments and checking grades in Illuminate.   43 more words

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Ecology and Systems Biology: Summary Table

In anticipation of the career fair tomorrow, students spent the first half of class comparing the US economy to what they have learned about ecosystems.  After five minutes of private think/write time, students worked in row groups (with the students seated in their row) to share their ideas and then represent them on their row’s white board.   97 more words

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Ecology and Systems Biology: Structured Talk

Last Thursday, my 4th period students participated in Studio Day.  The lesson involved using structured talk to discuss student predictions around population modeling of organisms in the Great Salt Lake.   170 more words

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Ecology and Systems Biology: Matter

After reviewing student work, one area that we clearly needed to spend some time revisiting was the concept of matter.  In a system, the amount of matter does not change.   224 more words

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Ecology and Systems Biology: Studio Day

Students in periods 1, 2, 3, and 5 all received a reading packet with questions about the reintroduction of wolves to Yellowstone National Park.  The… 195 more words

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Swimming in the Same Pond

At a fundamental level all the wealth and community we have been able to accumulate and sustain over the years has been built on the degree to which we have been able to forge cooperative relationships. 19 more words

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