Central Question: What are the major theories associated with Biogeography? What Scientists came up with those theories? How are they connected to the geographic study of plants and animals? Why might past scientific studies be important to the geographical distribution of plants and animals?
Guiding Thought Question: What types of quantitative and qualitative data might be helpful when conducting biogeographical studies? List 2 quantitative and 2 qualitative characteristics.
Quantitative - Related to a quantity, can be numerically represented
Qualitative - Related to a quality, looking at non-numerical characteristics
Today's Learning Objective: Students will be able to explain the scientific basis and philosophical understanding that form the foundations of biogeography and how scientific studies can be incorporated in.