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Habitable Planet, The

The Habitable Planet: A Systems Approach to Environmental Science is a course for high school teachers and undergraduate students in environmental science. The content course will help teachers of biology, chemistry, and Earth science to provide more content in their classes. The course components include 13 half-hour video programs, a coordinated Web site which includes the streamed video programs, the course text online, five interactive simulations, background on the scientists who created the content and those whose research is documented, a professional development guide (also available in print form), and additional resources. Graduate credit is available for the course through . . .

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Saturday, May 19, 2012 - 11:30 PM    "Ecosystems" Scientists from the Smithsonian Center for Tropical Research document the astounding abundance of diversity in tropical rainforests to discover why so many species coexist that are competing for the same resources. In North America, the Yellowstone Wolf Reintroduction project explores why removing just one species dramatically changed the distribution of plants and animals up and down the food web.. D

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Saturday, May 19, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Oceans" (LEARN/CREATE)

Saturday, May 19, 2012 - 11:30 PM "Ecosystems" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, May 20, 2012 - 11:00 AM "Oceans" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, May 20, 2012 - 11:30 AM "Ecosystems" (LEARN/CREATE)

Saturday, May 26, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Human Population Dynamics" (LEARN/CREATE)

Saturday, May 26, 2012 - 11:30 PM "Risk, Exposure, and Health" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, May 27, 2012 - 11:00 AM "Human Population Dynamics" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, May 27, 2012 - 11:30 AM "Risk, Exposure, and Health" (LEARN/CREATE)

Saturday, Jun 2, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Agriculture" (LEARN/CREATE)

Saturday, Jun 2, 2012 - 11:30 PM "Water Resources" (LEARN/CREATE)

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