1 Using the experience from the HJ Andrews Forest Research to develop ecological inquiry research models in the high school classroom

Wednesday, August 5, 2009: 8:00 AM
San Miguel, Albuquerque Convention Center
Sally Kirkpatrick , Gresham-Barlow School District
Background/Question/Methods  

Research at the HJ Andrews Research forest included leaf litter decomposition, plant and invertebrate diversity and included several high school instructors and research scientists. Comparisons were done between a new growth and old growth forest as well as between five other LTR research sites.

Results/Conclusions Methodologies and modeling used in the research were transferred to the high school students to develop inquiry skills.

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