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Investigating the Biosphere With Planetary Models

Students create a biosphere using the computer program SImEarth. They work in small groups to create "Daisyworld" in which they model aspects of the Gaia hypothesis. They form a question to answer and choose variables to investigate in their computer model.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
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Ed Software
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