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Re: Ecology

Postby gneissisnice » May 18th, 2009, 9:34 am

I have not heard that before but I hope to when Ecology advances and so does my smarticles..

By the way does anyone know what Ecology is morphing into?
Grasslands and Taiga.
Possibly two of the most boring biomes.
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Re: Ecology

Postby L42 » May 18th, 2009, 12:39 pm

I have not heard that before but I hope to when Ecology advances and so does my smarticles..

By the way does anyone know what Ecology is morphing into?
Grasslands and Taiga.
Possibly two of the most boring biomes.
Very strange. I thought it would be Tundra or something, maybe. I don't really like grasslands, but deserts were very cool. So many adaptations!
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Re: Ecology

Postby dickyjones » May 18th, 2009, 12:51 pm

Taiga still doesn't make sense to me. Two years ago the rule clarification for ecology stated the boreal forests would be included as a subtopic of forests. So why is it getting its own topic now?
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Re: Ecology

Postby Phenylethylamine » May 18th, 2009, 1:51 pm

Taiga still doesn't make sense to me. Two years ago the rule clarification for ecology stated the boreal forests would be included as a subtopic of forests. So why is it getting its own topic now?
Presumably because it's usually taught as one of the "list of biomes", and they're not really thinking, they're just taking from the "list".
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Re: Ecology

Postby L42 » June 3rd, 2009, 11:24 am

So what did everyone think of the Nats test? It wasn't what I had expected at all.
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Re: Ecology

Postby gneissisnice » June 3rd, 2009, 12:22 pm

I thought it was decent.
I mean, it seemed kinda like a typical AP environmental test, but more in depth.
I say it was fair.
Then again, we got 5th.
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Dynamic: 1st @ reg. 19thish @ states, 18th @ nats
Herpetology (NOT the study of herpes): NA
Enviro Chem: 39th @ states =(
Cell Bio: 9th @ reg. 18th @ nats
Remote: 6th @ states 3rd @ Nats
Ecology: 5th @ Nats

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Re: Ecology

Postby sewforlife » June 3rd, 2009, 1:51 pm

I have not heard that before but I hope to when Ecology advances and so does my smarticles..

By the way does anyone know what Ecology is morphing into?
Grasslands and Taiga.
Possibly two of the most boring biomes.
Very strange. I thought it would be Tundra or something, maybe. I don't really like grasslands, but deserts were very cool. So many adaptations!
so. true... grasslands... really boring.
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Re: Ecology

Postby gyourkoshaven » June 3rd, 2009, 2:11 pm

And it's not like taiga is that much more interesting. It's pretty much conifers, nutrient-deficient soil, and big mammals (generally carnivores) that hibernate.
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Re: Ecology

Postby sewforlife » June 3rd, 2009, 6:50 pm

Do the biomes just cycle through every year? Then, there would be years that are very boring, and some very interesting
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Re: Ecology

Postby L42 » June 4th, 2009, 3:58 pm

Yes, they cycle. Gneiss, do you remember that question about oil or something like that? It said it was a controversial technique. Do you know that one?
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