Tried and True: Simulating Biodiversity: The Effects of Human and Environmental Factors

by: Meredith Houle Vaughn and Eric Strauss

This column provides classic demonstrations and experiments with a new twist. This month’s issue discusses a simulation-type game where students can quickly see how various factors—small and large, human-dominated and natural—affect a community of plants and animals.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 4/1/2013Stock # ss13_036_08_86Volume 036Issue 08

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