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The Value of a Garden

This lesson engages students in critical thinking about the value of botanical, community, and other gardens in preserving biodiversity and in contributing to sustainable communities. It introduces several concepts drawn from system dynamics, including feedback loops, behavior-over-time graphsand more! It includes a PowerPoint presentation, Feedback Loops in Flower Gardening,of 29 slides that will guide teachers and students through activities that generate feedback loops.

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Resource Type: Lesson plan, Assignment/Activity (non-laboratory)
Audience Level: High school lower division 9-10, High school upper division 11-12, Undergraduate lower division 13-14

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Authors and Editors: M.E. Krasny of Cornell University, P. Newton, and L. Tompkins
Publisher: AIBS
Format: text/html
Copyright and other restrictions: Yes
Cost: No

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