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BIOLOGY 101 Online Readings - FALL 2014
Week Online Reading Website Address
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Taxonomy http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/alllife/threedomains.html
Climate http://climate.nasa.gov/causes/
Lichens http://herbarium.usu.edu/fungi/funfacts/lichens.htm
2
Plankton http://www.nhptv.org/natureworks/nwep6d.htm
Nudibranchs http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2008/06/nudibranchs/holland-text
3
Zooxanthellae
http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/kits/corals/coral02_zooxanthellae.html
Salmon http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/lessons/the-lifecycle-of-salmon/enhanced-video-resource/7395/ (video and background essay)
4
Eutrophication http://www.lakescientist.com/learn-about-lakes/water-quality/eutrophication.html
Beavers http://www.nhptv.org/natureworks/beaver.htm
5
Tundra http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/gloss5/biome/tundra.html
Soil Biology http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detailfull/soils/health/biology/?cid=nrcs142p2_053868
6
Temperate Rainforests http://www.nps.gov/olym/naturescience/temperate-rain-forests.htm
E.O. Wilson http://www.ted.com/talks/e_o_wilson_on_saving_life_on_earth.html
7
Grasslands http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/grassland-profile/
Seed Dispersal http://www.cnr.uidaho.edu/range556/Appl_BEHAVE/projects/seed_dispersal.html
8
Desert http://ddl.nmsu.edu/overview.html
Pupfish http://www.fws.gov/nevada/protected_species/fish/species/dhp/dhp.html
9
Silent Spring http://core.ecu.edu/soci/juskaa/SOCI3222/carson.html You only need to read "A Fable for Tomorrow"
California Condors http://osupress.oregonstate.edu/blog/california-condors-in-pacific-northwest
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Finley NWR http://www.fws.gov/willamettevalley/finley/wildlife.html