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Students are given photos of different phases of ecological succession that are from Table Rock State Park in Pickens, South Carolina. Using their knowledge of ecological succession, students arrange the photos in chronological order of the phases of succession.
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Temporal and geographic description Photos were taken in October 2009 at Table Rock State Park in Pickens, South Carolina. The state park is 3,000 acres, which contains Table Rock Mountain (3,124 feet above sea level). The park is in the Blue Ridge region.
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Secondary resource type
General Biology Core Concepts
Discipline Specific Core Concepts
General Biology Competencies
Life science discipline (subject)
Keywords Primary Succession, Ecological Succession
Intended End User Role
Educational Language
Pedagogical Use Category
Pedagogical Use Description The activity is designed to reinforce ecological succession concepts by providing students practice in identifying the phases and arranging them in chronological order. In addition to comparing and contrasting primary and secondary succession, students review how changes in the ecosystem affect the role of ecological succession.
Uniqueness High.
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Full Name of Primary Author Janet Bouknight Bargar
Primary Author Controlled Name
Primary Author Affiliation Santa Fe College
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  • jboukni
Rights Janet Bouknight Bargar
Review type
Drought and Water Ecosystem Services Collection Off
Conservation Targets Under Global Change Collection Off
Big Data Collection Off
Editors Choice No
Resource Status
Date Of Record Submission 2014-02-16
I Agree to EcoEdDL's Copyright Policy & Terms of Use No
Date Of Record Release 2014-04-09 12:47:47
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  • tmourad
Date Last Modified 2015-01-12 14:40:07
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