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Next Generation Science Standards (for K-12) -- Structures and Processes

General Biology Core Concepts Classifications
Growth and Development of Organisms (1)
Information Processing (1)
Organization of Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms (2)
Structure and Function (3)

View Resource Chemical Competition in Peatlands

These lab exercises were designed to enhance studentsí understanding of the concept of chemical competition in ecology. They use the moss Sphagnum to illustrate the concept, which shows students that competition occurs between plants. Many of the traditional examples show competition as a physical battle between animals. By using the chemical alteration of the environment by Sphagnum, a teache...


Publisher: PlantEd Digital Library