Making a Global Connection
Discuss human population growth and its impact on environmental quality and Earth's natural resources. Participate in a hands-on activity followed by a visit to the Living Conservatory, which models a dry tropical forest, a rapidly disappearing ecosystem.
Science Curriculum Correlation(s): 7.E.1-Cycling of Matter In and Out of the Atmosphere, 8.E.1-Understanding the Hydrosphere, 8.E.3-Organisms Interact with and Respond to Biotic and Abiotic Factors, Bio.2.2-Impact of Human Activities on the Environment, EEn.2.2-Human Influences Impact the Lithosphere, EEn.2.4-Human Uses of Water, EEn.2.5-Atmosphere, EEn.2.6-Global Climate Change, EEn.2.8-Human Behavior and Living Sustainably on Earth.
Scheduling information: Scheduling for the 2013–2014 school year begins Tuesday, August 13, 2013. You must register for programs at least six weeks in advance of your group's visit. To schedule this program, contact the Scheduling Coordinator at 919.707.9840 or submit an online Scheduling Request Form (available 8/13/13).
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