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RESOURCE USERS: All items presented on the site are peer-reviewed and accepted for educational use by the Botanical Society of America and/or one of the peer Society partners.

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Welcome to the Botanical Society of America's new resource portal! This project is run in conjunction with the Ecological Society of America, the Society for Economic Botany, and the Society for the Study of Evolution and is in part supported by the National Science Foundation.

This site is a tool designed to allow members to share resources onlineóimages, syllabi, labs, lectures, data sets, software, etc. If you have a resource that helps the Society promote its mission, we're here to assist you in sharing it.

 
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View Resource Order Up! Ecological Succession at Table Rock State Park in Pickens, South Carolina

Students are given photos of different phases of ecological succession that are from Table Rock State Park in Pickens, South Carolina. Using their knowledge of ecological succession, students arrange...

View Resource A Birdís Eye View of Changing Landscapes: Using Google Earth to Explore Changing Landscapes

Students use Google Earth and satellite imagery from the United Nations Environmental Programmeís Atlas of our Changing Environment to discover ways in which landscapes change over time due to human...

View Resource Using Owl Pellet Analysis to Explore Space Use and Productivity

Laboratory exercise to teach undergraduates about factors determining territory size. It begins with dissecting owl pellets and leads students through a series of calculations. A key theme is the...

View Resource Geographic Gradients in Community Patterns of Forest Trees

This exercise, intended as homework or an in-class exercise, provides a guided inquiry approach to understanding continental scale patterns of species richness and patterns of relative abundance...

View Resource Talking Turkey: Using a short story to facilitate learning and appreciation of energy flows through ecosystems

Human beings are storytellers. This exercise uses the universality of storytelling to engage undergraduate students in ecological science. Students read a fictional narrative that connects scientific...

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