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Seed Ya Later! Predicting the Movement of Trees in a Changing Climate

This article is from Issue Climate Change Investi-gator (Pacific Northwest Research Station) - Vol. 1 No. 2.

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Scientists use models to predict what might happen in the future. Some scientists would like to predict the movement of trees as they respond to a changing climate.

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"Science Topics" covered in this article:
  • Earth Science
  • Life Science
  • People and Science
  • Technology and Science

"Environmental Topics" covered in this article:
  • Importance of Forest to People (Students)

Regions covered in this article:
  • Pacific Northwest

Specific "Thinking About Science" Themes:
  • Scientific Topics
  • The Scientific Process

Specific "Thinking About the Environment" Themes:
  • Adaptation
  • Tree Movement

Forest Service Stations covered in this article:
  • Pacific Northwest Research Station

NSE Standards covered in this article:
  • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry (A)
  • Diversity and adaptations of organisms (C)
  • Nature of science (G)
  • Regulation and behavior (C)
  • Risks and benefits (F)
  • Science and technology in society (F)
  • Science as a human endeavor (G)
  • Structure and function in living systems (C)
  • Understandings about scientific inquiry (A)