Pioneering Ecologists

Debra J. Housel

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743905923

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Ecologists study the connections living things have with one another and their surroundings. John Woodward did some of the first ecology experiments in 1699 and figured out algae bloom. Aldo Leopold's work led to the Endangered Species Act to protect plants and animals from becoming extinct, and he led the U.S. government to begin considering the environmental impact of land use. Eugene Odum was the first to see Earth as a set of interlocking ecosystems. His work led to laws to protect wetlands.

Reading Level
Lexile
690L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
P
ATOS
4.5
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
Government Nature People & Places Science & Technology Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
3rd Grade 4th Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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