Monthly Archives: March 2012

Format for Water Quality Field Study Report Science 8

Water quality field study report Science 8 Background: A)      Explain your ideas about water quality and pollution in general. B)       Explain your understanding of the particular watershed—Yamuna—where does it come from, where does it go/flow and what happens along the … Continue reading

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Yamuna references Science 8

http://environment.yale.edu/magazine/spring2011/the-yamuna-river-indias-dying-goddess/ http://fore.research.yale.edu/information/Yamuna/Current_Condition_of_Yamuna_River.pdf http://www.cag.gov.in/EnvironmentAudit/Presentations/Session_Rivers/5%20Dharmendra_rivers.pdf http://www.rainwaterharvesting.org/delhi_waterv4.htm http://www.cwc.nic.in/regional/delhi/welcome.html http://www.cpcb.nic.in/newitems/11.pdf http://www.green-ensys.org/site/publications/Wastewater%20management%20in%20Najafgarh%20drainage%20basin.pdf

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Format for Bird Investigation (Field Study) Report Science 7

Due Thursday/Friday 27/28 March. Turn in paper copy. Post as link on subpage on your blog. (bird photos from our campus on the shared folder at– Y:\MS-Student_Shared\birdssci7p1345 ) TITLE (this can use the same phrases as your question) BACKGROUND The … Continue reading

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Your Water Footprint Science 8 Env. Science

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References for Birds

References on Birds Bird Flight http://people.eku.edu/ritchisong/554notes2.html http://people.eku.edu/ritchisong/554notes3.html Bird Song http://people.eku.edu/ritchisong/vocalcommunication.htm Mating Systems http://people.eku.edu/ritchisong/matingsystems.html Nests http://people.eku.edu/ritchisong/birdnests.html Incubation http://people.eku.edu/ritchisong/avianreproduction2.html Parental Care http://people.eku.edu/ritchisong/parentalcare.html The study of birds—Ornithology–Notes, graphs, charts, diagrams, video segments, photos—quite thorough: http://people.eku.edu/ritchisong/ornitholsyl.htm The Life of Birds by David Attenborough (Episodes … Continue reading

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Bird study proposal Science 7

Develop and discuss Bird study question (avoid yes/no questions and why questions–at this stage) What do you expect at this point and why? Proposed methods: How, when, where, what will you observe / count / measure, etc? Back up plan. … Continue reading

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Current readings in Biodiversity Science 7

Read the following 3 articles and write a blog post for each (due date will be set next week–begin reading and reflecting during class): Include–your questions, new ideas you encounter, particularly important new words you find the meaning of, your … Continue reading

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Bird diversity at AES Science 7

Birds seen on Tuesday and Wednesday 6-7 March, 2012 during periods 1,3,4,5 (MS Rock and Organic Garden and MS Field) Rock pigeon http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock_pigeon Common myna http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_myna Indian house crow http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_House_Crow Black kite http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_kite Ashy prinia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashy_prinia Red-vented bulbul http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red-vented_Bulbul Red-whiskered … Continue reading

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Biodiversity–Science 7

Biodiversity–observing and explaining the number of kinds of living thing–in terms of intractions of the genetics of the organisms and the environment. (Review WOW activities) Field study (contrast with lab study and experiments) Birds–useful study organism–active in the daytime, can … Continue reading

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Environmental Issues Water 2 (Science 8)

“Rivers I have known” Aerial view of a confluence near the place where I went to middle school. Any guesses on where this is?

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