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Subject: Science - Biological and Life Sciences - Science - Earth science - Science - Meteorology - Social Studies - Geography
Title: Weather and Agriculture     
Description: In this Xpeditions lesson, students research, discuss, and write reports on the relationship between climate and agriculture. They pretend that they've just purchased farms in specific parts of the United States and investigate that region's weather and climate in order to maximize the chances that their farms succeed.
Thinkfinity Partner: National Geographic Education
Grade Span: 9,10,11,12

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Title: Identifying trees with Leafsnap for iPads
Digital Tool: Leafsnap for iPads
Digital Tool Description: The application uses visual recognition software to help identify tree species from photographs of the leaves.

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Moncots and Dicots: Do you know what they are?
This is a podcast describing the two classes of Angiosperms, Monocots and Dicots. The podcast provides real examples of how you can view a leaf and identify a plant as moncot or dicot. The leaf examples are native to northern Alabama. The podcast can be used in class to introduce the topic or as a review of the topic.

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The University of Alabama at Birmingham
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The Malone Family Foundation
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