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    debate-lfrf-digest V1 #6


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    debate-lfrf-digest Wednesday, April 29 1998 Volume 01 : Number 006




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    Date: Tue, 21 Apr 1998 22:55:13 -0400


    Re: Great Backyard Biodiversity Study


    From: owner-debate-lfrf-digest@rspac.ivv.nasa.gov (debate-lfrf-digest)
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    Ginny,

    Yes, we are still planning to have the students post their results from the
    survey.

    My classes went outside today to complete their survey. Our Internet
    connection is down at school, so it will take a couple of days to get our
    results to the list.

    I encourage everyone to post their data as soon as possible. The spring
    break for many classes came at the wrong time. Now that most of the schools
    are back in session we would love to see more classes posting their data.
    If you have not had a chance to go out and collect your data there is still
    time to participate. The time between spring break and the end of the year
    always seems to be when the kids need a change of pace. The Backyard
    Biodiversity Survey is the perfect opportunity to do some real science and
    also get outside and enjoy the beautiful weather.

    Eileen

    At 06:46 PM 4/21/98 -0700, Ginny wrote:
    >
    >Great telecast today! My students and I really enjoyed it! Thursday we
    >return to our Biodiversity Survey Site to do our second count. This week
    >we looked up the scientific name, species and genus of each of our
    >organisms. Tomorrow each of my students turn in their reports of the
    >animals they researched. Are we still planning to have the students post
    >their results from the survey? Thanks, Ginny
    >

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    Date: Wed, 22 Apr 1998 09:34:26 -0600


    backyard biodiversity


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    With spring break we have only collected one set of data for our backyard.
    We will be getting back outside next week to collect our second set.
    This will only give a little more than a week between collections. Do you
    want us to wait another week before collecting more data or should we go
    ahead and collect next week in order to have our data posted by the
    deadline?

    This is a great activity.
    Laura Kriss

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    Date: Wed, 22 Apr 1998 21:55:48 -0400


    Backyard Biodiversity Survey Form


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    Dear Debate-lfrf Members,

    Just in case you lost the form for posting your data I thought I would post
    it to the list again. Each group or team should fill out this form and post
    it to the debate-lfrf list.

    Eileen


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    Backyard Biodiversity Survey Data Collection Form

    Teacher's Name:
    School:
    Group Name:
    Date Data was Collected:
    Time Data was Collected:
    Latitude:
    Longitude:
    Temperature:
    Describe the amount of light for your plot:
    full shade
    part sun
    full sun
    Describe the amount of moisture for your plot:
    very dry (particles do not clump)
    dry
    moist
    wet (standing water)
    Describe each of the organisms you observed in enough detail so that
    someone who hasn't seen it can draw your specimen. Include in your
    description the common name (genus and species may be included),
    coloration, size, and where you found the organism (i.e. above ground, 2 cm
    below ground)



    Susan Hurstcalderone and Eileen Bendixsen
    Co-Moderators, debate-lfrf

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    Date: Wed, 22 Apr 1998 21:09:36 -0700


    Re: Backyard Biodiversity Survey Form


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    Dear Eileen,
    Thanks for the survey form again! My students have each done a
    rainforest animal research project following the guidelines in the teacher
    guide. If we get our new scanner hooked up would these be appropriate to
    post to the site? Thanks, Ginny

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    Date: Thu, 23 Apr 1998 06:38:46 -0400


    Re: Backyard Biodiversity Survey Form


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    Ginny,

    The research projects from your students would be totally appropriate to
    post to the site. I will be coding my students journals as soon as I get a
    chance and place them online.

    Eileen

    At 09:09 PM 4/22/98 -0700, Ginny wrote:
    >
    >Dear Eileen,
    > Thanks for the survey form again! My students have each done a
    >rainforest animal research project following the guidelines in the teacher
    >guide. If we get our new scanner hooked up would these be appropriate to
    >post to the site? Thanks, Ginny
    >

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    Date: Thu, 23 Apr 1998 12:39:53 -0700 (PDT)


    Re: Backyard Biodiversity Survey Form


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    >
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    >
    >Backyard Biodiversity Survey Data Collection Form
    >Students: Matthew, Ana, Phil and Michael
    >Teacher's Name:Mrs. Dexter
    >School: Hydesville School
    >Group Name:Hydesville Houndogs
    >Date Data was Collected:4-9-98
    >Time Data was Collected10:42
    >Latitude:40 33' Lat.
    >Longitude:124 03'Lon.
    >Temperature:13 degrees C
    >Describe the amount of light for your plot:
    >
    > part sun yes
    >
    >Describe the amount of moisture for your plot:
    >
    > moist yes
    >
    >Describe:
    First the Forget Me Not Pholox: It is pink and purple and it has a
    red stem. It has a yellow pollen. There are 13 of them in our plot. The
    roots are about
    an inch into the ground, amd it's about 2-3 inches above ground. Next is
    Sour Grass. It's underside is purple and the top side is yellowish green.
    It is 4 cm wide and 3cm long.Then the next is the banana slug. There is
    only 1 of them. Its color is greenish-yellow with brown spots 7cm by 2cm.
    It's above ground.


    Amount of each - Species- Genus
    slug, one, gatropod plumonala
    sourgrass, 288, rifolium Clover
    dead redwood leaves,
    2790, sequoia sempervirens
    red fungus, 3060, not able to find
    Forget Me Not, 13, Pholox
    Redwood Tree, 1, sequoia smpervirens



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    Date: Thu, 23 Apr 1998 19:09:49 -0700


    Re: Backyard Biodiversity Survey Form


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    I just corrected some of my students data (adding AM to their time, etc.),
    Ginny

    >>Backyard Biodiversity Survey Data Collection Form

    >>Students: Matthew, Ana, Phil and Michael
    >>Teacher's Name: Mrs. Dexter
    >>School: Hydesville School
    >>Group Name :Hydesville Houndogs
    >>Date Data was Collected: 4-9-98
    >>Time Data was Collected 10:42 AM PST
    >>Latitude: 40' 33"
    >>Longitude: 124' 03"
    >>Temperature:13 degrees C
    >>Describe the amount of light for your plot:
    >>
    >> part sun yes
    >>
    >>Describe the amount of moisture for your plot:
    >>
    >> moist yes
    >>
    >>Describe:
    > First the Forget Me Not Pholox: It is pink and purple and it has a
    >red stem. It has a yellow pollen. There are 13 of them in our plot. The
    >roots are about an inch into the ground, amd it's about 2-3 inches above
    >ground. Next is Sour Grass. It's underside is purple and the top side is
    >yellowish green.
    >It is 4 cm wide and 3cm long. Then the next is the banana slug. There is
    >only 1 of them. Its color is greenish-yellow with brown spots 7cm by 2cm.
    >It's above ground.
    Name of organism - Amount of each - Species- Genus
    >slug, 1, gatropod plumonala
    >sourgrass, 288, rifolium clover
    >dead redwood leaves,
    > 2790, sequoia sempervirens
    >red fungus, 3060, not able to find
    >Forget Me Not, 13, pholox
    >Redwood Tree, 1, sequoia sempervirens
    >
    >
    >
    >>

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    Date: Sun, 26 Apr 1998 21:22:17 -0600


    Biodiversity Survey


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    Eileen,

    Sorry for causing any problem. Here are the surveys - each in a separate
    e-mail message.

    Teacher's Name: Mrs. Logsdon
    School:Eastridge
    Group Names: Brad, John, Michael
    Date Data was Collected: 4/20/98
    Time Data was Collected: 2:00 pm
    Latitude: 40 N
    Longitude: 96 w
    Temperature: 54 F
    Describe the amount of light for your plot: part sun

    Describe the amount of moisture for your plot: dry

    Describe each of the organisms you observed : We saw green grass, a
    dandelion, a three leaf clover, and a very tiny blue blossom.



    Mary Logsdon mlogsdon@lps.org
    Teacher Fourth Grade
    Eastridge Elementary
    6245 L Street
    Lincoln, NE 68510

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    Date: Sun, 26 Apr 1998 21:23:33 -0600


    Biodiversity Survey


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    Teacher's Name: Mrs Logsdon
    School: Eastridge
    Group Names: Michael, Kaytlin, Susan
    Date Data was Collected: 4/20/98
    Time Data was Collected: 2:00 pm
    Latitude: 40 N
    Longitude: 96 W
    Temperature: 54 F
    Describe the amount of light for your plot: part sun

    Describe the amount of moisture for your plot: dry

    Describe each of the organisms you observed : We found some sticks and
    rocks in our square meter. There were some dry leaves and woodchips laying
    on the ground. We saw one blossom growing from a plant in the ground. We
    also saw some ants. There was some green grass in our square meter also.



    Mary Logsdon mlogsdon@lps.org
    Teacher Fourth Grade
    Eastridge Elementary
    6245 L Street
    Lincoln, NE 68510

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    Date: Sun, 26 Apr 1998 21:26:05 -0600


    Biodiversity Survey


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    Teacher's Name: Mrs Logsdon
    School: Eastridge
    Group Names: Rachel, Maggie, Britany
    Date Data was Collected: 4/20/98
    Time Data was Collected: 2:00 pm
    Latitude: 40 N
    Longitude: 96 W
    Temperature: 54 F
    Describe the amount of light for your plot: part sun

    Describe the amount of moisture for your plot: dry

    Describe each of the organisms you observed :
    We saw grass growing in our square meter. It was about 7.5cm high.
    We also saw a stick that was smaller around than a school pencil. The stick
    was about 23 cm long. There was a dry leaf in our square meter that was
    about 10cm long. A dandelion plant and three leaf clovers were growing. We
    also found a small grey rock. All of these things were found above ground.



    Mary Logsdon mlogsdon@lps.org
    Teacher Fourth Grade
    Eastridge Elementary
    6245 L Street
    Lincoln, NE 68510

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    Date: Sun, 26 Apr 1998 21:26:46 -0600


    Biodiversity Survey


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    Teacher's Name: Mrs Logsdon
    School: Eastridge
    Group Names: Natalie, Laura, David
    Date Data was Collected: 4/20/98
    Time Data was Collected: 2:00 pm
    Latitude: 40 N
    Longitude: 96 W
    Temperature: 54 F
    Describe the amount of light for your plot: full shade

    Describe the amount of moisture for your plot: dry

    Describe each of the organisms you observed :
    Our area had grass and weeds growing. We found twigs from a bush
    and some dry leaves.



    Mary Logsdon mlogsdon@lps.org
    Teacher Fourth Grade
    Eastridge Elementary
    6245 L Street
    Lincoln, NE 68510

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    Date: Sun, 26 Apr 1998 21:24:29 -0600


    Biodiversity Survey


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    Teacher's Name: Mrs Logsdon
    School: Eastridge
    Group Names: Jim, Ashley, Trevor
    Date Data was Collected: 4/20/98
    Time Data was Collected: 2:00 pm
    Latitude: 40 N
    Longitude: 96 W
    Temperature: 54 F
    Describe the amount of light for your plot: full shade

    Describe the amount of moisture for your plot: very dry

    Describe each of the organisms you observed :
    We saw purple flowers that were about 8cm high. We also found dry
    leaves and soil. There was a stick with fuzz on it . The stick was about
    33cm long.



    Mary Logsdon mlogsdon@lps.org
    Teacher Fourth Grade
    Eastridge Elementary
    6245 L Street
    Lincoln, NE 68510

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    Date: Sun, 26 Apr 1998 21:25:27 -0600


    Biodiversity Survey


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    Teacher's Name: Mrs Logsdon
    School: Eastridge
    Group Names: Christopher, Dane, Beth
    Date Data was Collected: 4/20/98
    Time Data was Collected: 2:00 pm
    Latitude: 40 N
    Longitude: 96 W
    Temperature: 54 F
    Describe the amount of light for your plot: full shade

    Describe the amount of moisture for your plot: dry

    Describe each of the organisms you observed:
    We saw green grass, sticks, three leaf clovers, some dead grass
    and chunks of grass from the lawnmower. We also found a rock, dry leaves,
    some bugs and weeds in our square meter.



    Mary Logsdon mlogsdon@lps.org
    Teacher Fourth Grade
    Eastridge Elementary
    6245 L Street
    Lincoln, NE 68510

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    Date: Tue, 28 Apr 1998 08:08:07 -0500


    Biodiversity Survey


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    Teacher's Name: Mrs Logsdon
    School: Eastridge
    Group Names: Jetz, Megan, Jono
    Date Data was Collected: 4/20/98
    Time Data was Collected: 2:00 pm
    Latitude: 40 N
    Longitude: 96 W
    Temperature: 54 F
    >Describe the amount of light for your plot: full shade

    Describe the amount of moisture for your plot: moist

    Describe each of the organisms you observed:
    In our survey we found many interesting things. We found clovers,
    dandelions, grass, dry leaves, mulch, ants, dirt, a piece of bark, weeds,
    dandelion seed, and acorn shell, a tree, fertilizer, an ant hill, and
    thistle



    Mary Logsdon (mlogsdon@lps.esu18.k12.ne.us
    Teacher Fourth Grade
    Eastridge Elementary
    6245 L Street
    Lincoln, NE 68510

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    Date: Tue, 28 Apr 1998 06:25:27 -0400


    Biodiversity Survey Data


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    Backyard Biodiversity Survey Data Collection Form

    Teacher's Name: Susan Hurstcalderone
    School: Blessed Sacrament School
    Group Name: Team 1 6A-B
    Date Data was Collected: March 31
    Time Data was Collected:
    Latitude:38deg. 57 minutes 30 second N
    Longitude: 77deg. 4 min. 30 seconds W
    Temperature: 80 deg F
    Describe the amount of light for your plot:
    full shade
    * part sun*
    full sun
    Describe the amount of moisture for your plot:
    very dry (particles do not clump)
    *dry*
    moist
    wet (standing water)
    Describe each of the organisms you observed in enough detail so that
    someone who hasn't seen it can draw your specimen. Include in your
    description the common name (genus and species may be included),
    coloration, size, and where you found the organism (i.e. above ground, 2
    cm
    below ground)

    * Tree(small, little leaves, mulch surrounding it)
    * Redish colored ants
    * Dandelions
    * grass ( about 6,480 blades)
    * Clover
    * Potato bug ( grey, rolls up in a ball like an armedillo, 6 legs on
    each side, antenaes, little spots)
    * Wood bee( yellow and black)
    * Black ants
    * Ant hole
    * Wild strawberries


    Second Set of Data
    Backyard Biodiversity Survey Data Collection Form

    Teacher's Name: Susan Hurstcalderone
    School: Blessed Sacrament School
    Group Name: 6AB/Team 1
    Date Data was Collected: April 23, 1998
    Time Data was Collected: 11:35
    Latitude:38deg. 57 minutes 30 second N
    Longitude: 77deg. 4 min. 30 seconds W
    Temperature: 59 deg F
    Describe the amount of light for your plot:
    full shade
    * part sun*
    full sun
    Describe the amount of moisture for your plot:
    very dry (particles do not clump)
    dry
    *moist*
    wet (standing water)
    Describe each of the organisms you observed in enough detail so that
    someone who hasn't seen it can draw your specimen. Include in your
    description the common name (genus and species may be included),
    coloration, size, and where you found the organism (i.e. above ground, 2
    cm
    below ground)

    * Buttercup flower(1)
    * Grass (2and a half inches tall)
    * Small clover patch (1and a half inches tall)
    * Leaves of dandilion (8)
    * Ants ( black and red)
    * Tree in center( 3 and a half meters tall)
    * Flowers on tree( Pink and White)
    * 63 flowers on Dogwood tree
    * Woodchips

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    Date: Tue, 28 Apr 1998 06:40:22 -0400


    Biodiversity Survey Data


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    Backyard Biodiversity Survey Data Collection Form

    Teacher's Name: Susan Hurstcalderone
    School: Blessed Sacrament School
    Group Name: Mounds
    Date Data was Collected: March 31
    Time Data was Collected:
    Latitude:38deg. 57 minutes 30 second N
    Longitude: 77deg. 4 min. 30 seconds W
    Temperature: 80 deg F
    Describe the amount of light for your plot:
    full shade
    part sun x
    full sun
    Describe the amount of moisture for your plot:
    very dry (particles do not clump)
    dry x
    moist
    wet (standing water)
    Describe each of the organisms you observed in enough detail so that
    someone who hasn't seen it can draw your specimen. Include in your
    description the common name (genus and species may be included),
    coloration, size, and where you found the organism (i.e. above ground, 2
    cm
    below ground)

    Tree with ivy
    Approx. 360,000 blades of grass
    Little black ant- 3 parts, 2 feelers
    Very small gray insect with red feelers, red head, and 4 legs

















    Backyard Biodiversity Survey Data Collection Form

    Teacher's Name: Susan Hurstcalderone
    School: Blessed Sacrament School
    Group Name: Mounds
    Date Data was Collected: April 23
    Time Data was Collected: 11:30
    Latitude:38deg. 57 minutes 30 second N
    Longitude: 77deg. 4 min. 30 seconds W
    Temperature: 59 deg C
    Describe the amount of light for your plot:
    full shade
    part sun x
    full sun
    Describe the amount of moisture for your plot:
    very dry (particles do not clump)
    dry
    moist x
    wet (standing water)
    Describe each of the organisms you observed in enough detail so that
    someone who hasn't seen it can draw your specimen. Include in your
    description the common name (genus and species may be included),
    coloration, size, and where you found the organism (i.e. above ground, 2
    cm
    below ground)

    Red, with legs, small as a grain of salt
    Approx. 360,000 blades of grass
    jumping fly
    ant- black, segmented, feelers, and legs

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    Date: Wed, 29 Apr 1998 16:25:58 -0700 (PDT)


    Biodiversity survey


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    Teacher's Name Lynn Hammonds
    School: Rancho Santa Fe School
    Date: 4/23/98
    Time: 2:00 p.m.
    Latitude: 31 degrees
    Longitude: 117 degrees
    Temperature: 70 degrees

    Full Sun
    Moist soil

    605 blades of wide green grass
    1 centipede
    1 rolly polly
    2 flies
    7 very small red ants
    patch of moss with 160 blades
    2 brown worms


    This is what we saw.
    Ms. Hammonds Class
    Rancho Santa Fe, CA

    ***************** Lynn Davis Hammonds ******************
    *********** Rancho Santa Fe School ***************
    ****** Rancho Santa Fe, California **********

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