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Invasive plants: impact on environment and people

Invasive plants: impact on environment and people Product code: FNR-535-W

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This Nature of Teaching lesson teaches students about the significant environmental and economic losses that can be caused by the introduction of invasive plant species. It includes a game that can be played in class, plus a worksheet. The lesson meets multiple Indiana science, natural resources, math, and social studies standards

Invasive species are plants, animals, or pathogens that are nonnative (or alien) to the ecosystem under consideration and whose introduction causes or is likely to cause harm. An invasive species is a nonnative species that can cause significant environmental and economic losses. Invasive species are said to be the second leading cause of biodiversity loss, after habitat loss.

Format: PDF

Pages: 23

Language: English

Produced

4/4/2017

Author

Mysha K Clarke; Zhao Ma

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