- You and the Environment
- Food Chains: How Energy Gets to You
- Energy Flow in a Community
- Cycling in Biological Communities
- Recycling in Human Communities
- Resources, Niches, and Habitats
- Species Interactions
- Human Population Growth
- Global Change
- Defining Biological Diversity
- Conserving Biological Diversity
- Conclusion: You and the Environment
H. Craig Heller, Principal Investigator
Mary L. Kiely, Project Director
Robert B. Blair
Heidi Ballard, Susan E. Schultz, Geraldine Horsma, Marjorie Gray
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- Quotes from Steve Van Matre from The Earth Speaks, copyright © 1983 The Institute for Earth Education, Cedar Cove, Greenville, W.Va. 24945. http://www.slner.com/cip/iee
My First Summer in the Sierra by John Muir, copyright © renewed 1939 by Wanda Muir Hanna.
50 Simple Things You Can Do to Save the Earth, a quote from Katrina Lutz, EarthWorks Press.
Reflections from the North Country by Sigurd Olson, copyright © 1976 by Sigurd Olson. Reprinted by permission of Alfred E. Knopf, Inc.
Have You Heard the Cricket Song? by Winston O. Abbott, Inspiration House Publishers, P.O. Box 1, South Windsor, Conn. 06074.
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