Global Systems Science, for grades 9-12,  focuses on science-related societal issues. 12 books, teacher guides, and software can support a 1-year integrated science course or  supplement existing biology, physics, chemistry, Earth science, or environmental science.
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  • 2015-03-23. Shrinking habitats have adverse effects on world ecosystems--and ultimately people. NSF. For GSS Ecosystem Change chapter 6. Excerpt: An extensive study of global habitat fragmentation--the division of habitats into smaller and more isolated patches--points to major trouble for ...
    Posted Mar 26, 2015, 3:42 AM by Alan Gould
  • 2015-03-23. No Need to Run in Hawaii: The Lava Is Coming, but Very Slowly. By Diane Cardwell, The New York Times. For GSS Energy Flow chapter 2. Excerpt: PAHOA, Hawaii — If a disaster movie played out in slow motion, it might look a bit ...
    Posted Mar 26, 2015, 3:33 AM by Alan Gould
  • 2015-03-23. Amazon Forest Becoming Less of a Climate Change Safety Net. By Justin Gillis, the New York Times. For GSS A New World View chapter 5. Excerpt: The ability of the Amazon forest to soak up excess carbon dioxide is weakening ...
    Posted Mar 26, 2015, 3:26 AM by Alan Gould
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