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Setting up sealed mesocosms to try to establish sustainability

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Here are experiments our science specialists have selected to support the IB* topic.

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Ecocolumn Investigations

Experiment #19 from Investigating Environmental Science through Inquiry

In the Preliminary Activity, you will gain experience using a Soil Moisture Sensor and learn soil moisture measuring technique as you determine the volumetric soil water content of a soil sample.

After completing the Preliminary Activity, you will first use reference sources to find out more about ecosystem concepts before you choose and investigate a researchable question dealing with ecosystems. Some topics to consider in your reference search are:

Educational Standard
International Baccalaureate (IB)
Subject
Biology
Section
Prescribed Practicals
Topic
4.1 Species, Communities and Ecosystems

* The IB Diploma Program is an official program of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) which authorizes schools to offer it. The material available here has been developed independently of the IBO and is not endorsed by it.

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