The "Food for the Soil" monograph examines research in the North Pacific coastal rainforests of southeast Alaska. Specifically, scientists looked at how alluvial soil affected the role of salmon-derived nutrients in the soil.
In light of the fact that today so few of the planet's residents seem willing or able to reform old habits, farmers - especially those in developing nations - will have to adjust to climate change as fast, and as cheaply, as possible.
Brain Hat Activity:Learn about the major lobes of the brain while utilizing multiple intelligences. I use this activity to explain the structure of the cerebrum and cerebral cortex, learn the lobes, and learn the functions of each regions of the brain.
In this episode from the PBS series SciGirls, nature’s strategies inspire a group of friends to design a safer shoe for walking on icy streets. An accompanying activity teaches students about friction.