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Lake Temperatures — Changing Planet

Lake Temperatures — Changing Planet

ANNE THOMPSON, reporting: Lake Superior is the greatest of the Great Lakes, the deepest, the coldest, and the largest. On the border between the United States and Canada, it covers more square miles than any other freshwater lake in the world. Dr. JAY AUSTIN (University of Minnesota Duluth): Lake Superior is a very large, very …

Ecological Pyramids | Biology for All | FuseSchool

Ecological Pyramids | Biology for All | FuseSchool

Ecological Pyramids are diagrams used to display Quantitative data and show the relationship between organisms in an ecosystem. They are made up of bars stacked on top of one another. They can be used to show numbers of organisms or biomass of each trophic level in ecosystem. They visually describe the quantities that we see …

Acid Rain | Sulphuric Acid Rain

Acid Rain | Sulphuric Acid Rain

The eastern United States receives more acidic precipitation than the rest of the country with the greatest rates occurring in Ohio, West Virginia, western Pennsylvania, upstate New York New England, and other northeastern areas. Because nitrogen compounds can remain stored in snow until it melts nitrate concentrations in lakes and streams can increase dramatically during …

8 Animals That Only Live in One Place

8 Animals That Only Live in One Place

Some animal species are found in almost every corner of the world. We humans are generalists, for example, using our big brains to find ways to live in lots of different environments. But other animals are isolated from their relatives on islands and mountain tops, or tucked away deep in caves. And when a species …

What Is Eutrophication | Biology for All | FuseSchool

What Is Eutrophication | Biology for All | FuseSchool

Eutrophication is the process that can happen in a water body, like a river or a lake, when too many nutrients are added to the system. Eutrophication starts with fertilizers, which are rich in nutrients like nitrate and phosphate, are washed into the river or lake system. This leads to an increase in nutrient concentrations …

Gorilla | Amazing Animals

Gorilla | Amazing Animals

NARRATOR: AND NOW IT’S TIME FOR SOME MORE.“AMAZING ANIMALS!”NUMBER 2,255.THE AMAZING GORILLA!THESE WESTERN LOWLAND GORILLAS ARE FOUND INWESTERN AFRICA.IN THE, UH, LOWLANDS.THEY ARE MOSTLY VEGETARIANS AND LIKE TO EAT ROOTS, SHOOTS,FRUIT, BARK AND WILD CELERY!GORILLA: YEAH, MAKE SURE YOU WASH IT FIRST!NARRATOR: GORILLAS CAN CLIMB TREES…SOMETIMES…GORILLAS: WATCH OUT BELOW!NARRATOR: BUT PREFER TO SPEND MOST OF …