Describe a Natural Protected Area Where You Live
I’m working on a Environmental Science exercise and need support.
Describe a natural protected area where you live (city or state). Use Phoenix/Arizona
Where is this park and what makes people want to visit it?
Have you been there or do you plan to in the future?
What are some efforts made to protect the area (natural features, animals, plants, etc.)?
What are some concerns to protecting the area?
Plant Communities Discussion
answer the following:
Plant communities change over time.
What is the difference between primary and secondary succession?
Provide an example of a place that is or has undergone primary succession.
Provide an example of a place that is in or has undergone secondary succession.
Science in Todays World Reflection Essay
Topic: We wish to bring together all the things you have learned in this course. Thus, please address the following questions in your essay:
What is the “take away message” from this course regarding the identification of reliable sources of scientific information? Give specific examples from the course readings.
What have you learned about the job (both good and bad) popular publications, such as newspapers, magazines, and websites, do in “translating” scientific research into articles targeting the average reader? Identify specific characteristics you look for to determine the reliability of these popular publications. Give specific examples from the course readings.
What have you learned about locating and evaluating reliable scientific sources, such as publications from government agencies, international agencies, and professional scientific organizations? Identify specific characteristics you look for to determine their reliability. Give specific examples from the course readings.
Identify at least two scientific topics from the course that you feel you have learned more about and, if possible, where your experiences in this course have changed your mind about those topics. Give specific examples from the course readings.