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Playing with Ecosystem Science: Informal Modeling Games to Explore the Delicate Balance

Welcome to the online resources for our NSTA workshop, Playing with Ecosystem Science! This web portal is intended to provide the links and additional information to those who attended our workshop at a recent NSTA convention.

Workshop Resources

Presentation (slideshow)

Members download Powerpoint presentation

Activities:

Food Chain Checkers

Traveling Nitrogen

Using the Carbon Cycle Game in the Classroom

The Carbon Cycle Game

The Geography of Land Planning

Additional Resources
Climate, Water, and Life Classroom Activities from Windows to the Universe

Life section of Windows to the Universe

Earth's Polar Regions section of Windows to the Universe

The Climate Discovery Teacherís Guide

National Center for Atmospheric Research

Presenter Information

Lisa Gardiner (contact)
Randy Russell
Roberta Johnson
David Mastie
Last modified November 28, 2010 by Julia Genyuk.

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