270 pages , ISTE (Interntl Soc Tech Educ , 2007 What can Web 2.0 tools offer educators? Web 2.0: New Tools, New Schools provides a comprehensive overview of the emerging Web 2.0 technologies and their use in the classroom and in professional development. Topics include blogging as a natural tool for writing instruction, wikis and their role in project collaboration, podc...[Read More]
48 pages , Scholastic Canada , 2008-04 Want to put the freeze on global warming? Want to be in the know zone about the ozone? Reduce the heat or the air-conditioning, reuse an old pencil stub and recycle your brain cells! It's time to tackle these fun games and quizzes and learn how you can help the environment!
178 pages , National Academies Press , 2000-09-25 In the three decades since the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was created, the agency's scientific and technical practices and credibility have been independently assessed many times in reports from the National Research Council (NRC), EPA Science Advisory Board, General Accounting Office, and many other organ...[Read More]
Ecological design is defined by Sim Van der Ryn and Stuart Cowan as "any form of design that minimizes environmentally destructive impacts by integrating itself with living processes." Ecological design is an integrative ecologically responsible design discipline.
It helps connect scattered efforts in green architecture, sustainable agriculture, ecological engineering, ecological restoration and o...[Read More]
The International Phytogeographic Excursions was a series of international meetings in plant geography that significantly contributed to exchange of scientific ideas across national and linguistic barriers and also to the rise of Anglo-American plant ecology. The initiative was taken by the British botanist Arthur Tansley at the International Geographic Congress in Geneva in 1908. Tansley and anot...[Read More]
Reinforcement (sometimes called secondary contact) is a process of speciation where natural selection increases the reproductive isolation between two populations of species. This occurs as a result of selection acting against the production of hybrid individuals who are of low fitness. The idea was originally developed by Alfred Russel Wallace and is sometimes referred to as the Wallace effect. T...[Read More]