Biomass

  • The Pacific Islands Natural Inquirer examines research on a variety of topics including coastal crabs, mangrove forest and rising sea…

    Pacific Islands – Vol. 1 No. 21

  • The Plot Thickens - How Native Trees Responded to the Removal of an Unwanted Tree Species in Forest Study Plots. The background is an image of a Tamaligi Forest.
    The scientists in this study were interested in two questions: (1) How are tamaligi trees impacting the native forests in…

    The Plot Thickens – How Native Trees Responded to the Removal of an Unwanted Tree Species in Forest Study Plots

  • PDF Preview of Word Search
    Test your knowledge on archeology, biomass, and dendrochronology.

    Word Search – Climate Change

  • Is the climate changing over time? You may have heard different opinions about climate change. In the past few years,…

    Climate Change – Vol. 14 No. 1

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    The scientists wanted to know if the information gathered by satellites was as good as the information they would get…

    The GLAS Is Half Full: Satellites and Changing Tropical Forests

  • PDF preview for the Bioenergy lesson plan
    In this lesson plan, students learn about bioenergy, then stage a debate in a town considering switching from fossil fuels…

    Bioenergy Lesson Plan

  • A black and white drawing of three piles of leaves; each holding a sign. One says
    In this study, the scientists studied trees growing on Puerto Rico, an island in the Caribbean Sea. The scientists wanted…

    Leaf Me Alone! The Movement of Nutrients Between Trees and the Soil

  • Leaf Me Alone! - Word Search
    Test your knowledge decomposers, organisms, and species.

    Word Search – Leaf Me Alone!

  • Graphic from Leaf Me ALone! article featuring worms holding up picket signs
    In this study, the scientists studied trees growing on Puerto Rico, an island in the Caribbean Sea. The scientists wanted…

    Leaf Me Alone! The Movement of Nutrients Between Trees and the Soil (Spanish)

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    Sunlight is the source of energy for plants, which create food through photosynthesis. Photosynthesis occurs in the foliage, or the…

    Finding Ways to Soak Up the Rays: Lodgepole Pine Adaptation to Different Environmental Conditions (Spanish)