Central Question: What is the relationship between biological species and their physical location?
Guiding Thought Question: What questions do you have regarding the content covered?
Today's Learning Objective: Students will demonstrate their knowledge of concepts related to biogeography and how they are connected to the physical landscape..
Central Question: What factors impact biodiversity on islands?
Guiding Thought Question: What factor do you think is going to have biggest effect on the biodiversity of an island? Why will that factor have such a large effect?
Today's Learning Objective: Students will learn about isolation, area, and equilibrium theories as they relate to island biogeography by examining case-studies in a map activity and the biodiversity of Iceland.
Central Question: Why are some species spread out while others are concentrated?
Guiding Thought Question:How will species adaptation and specialization act as barriers to them expanding out of their ranges?
Today's Learning Objective: Students will learn about the differences in Endemic and Cosmopolitan Species by examining examples of species and looking at the modes through which the spread and the barriers that prevent further spread.
Welcome to the Forum! Here is where you will be answering your daily warm-up questions. Please do not enter your last name for privacy reasons, and you may use a nickname if you would like (Just make sure Mr. Tredinnick is aware of the nickname you are using). Write out thoughtful responses to the forums on the days they are assigned. If you miss a day please take it upon yourself to complete the Forum you missed. Each Forum has the targeted Learning Objective(s) there so you can see what the focus of the day's class will be.