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Do now – Fun Friday • Then next step with the GM seed lab after making observations. • Vocab Quiz • Jaywalking – be ready to answer before the contestants. to follow • This one deals with Geography
Do now • What is your reaction?
Homework - revised • 70. Aquifers • 71. Keystone Species • 72. Ecotourism • 73. Gray Water • 74. Biomass • 75. Geothermal • You should have finished reading chapter 12 • Review your test. Check to see if I made a mistake and then
New Material • Explain intro. Story Certified Sustainable paper in your textbook. • The paper was selected by various environmental friendly tree sources. • The region has been supplying paper for over 200 years, but has yet to run out of trees.
New Material • Forest – high density of trees? • What is meant by the saying “you can’t see the forest through the trees?” • Where is the largest source of trees on the planet? • Eastern Russia (Siberia). • Should all books go to ebooks? Explain
New Material • New forest versus old? Define the difference? • Pine = new / Oak, Elm, Maple,…. = Old • Various levels of the forest • Canopy, Sub-canopy, understory, shrub layer, forest layer, soil
New Material • Let’s look at the forest outside old versus new forest. • 1. Look at the pine needles • 2. Look at any of the leaves we encounter • 3. Impact of this warm weather? La Niña • Be able to explain what you observed tomorrow.
New Material • Logging versus deforestation • Importance of Maine during the American Revolution