Studying Eco Climatic Domains

Type of Resource



Activity is a Project BudBurst/National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) exploration of eco-climactic domains, as defined by NEON, by investigating characteristics of a specific domain and studying two representative plants in that domain.

Performance Expectations

HS-LS2-8   Evaluate the evidence for the role of group behavior on individual and species’ chances to survive and reproduce.

HS-ESS2-7   Construct an argument based on evidence about the simultaneous coevolution of Earth’s systems and life on Earth.

MS-LS2-1   Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence for the effects of resource availability on organisms and populations of organisms in an ecosystem.

MS-LS2-4   Construct an argument supported by empirical evidence that changes to physical or biological components of an ecosystem affect populations.

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Disciplinary Core Ideas