MS-LS2-2

Construct an explanation that predicts patterns of interactions among organisms across multiple ecosystems.

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  1. Animals

    Scientists Say: Migration

    Migration involves the movement of animals or people from one place to another.

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  2. Microbes

    Kitchen sponges are bacteria’s dream home

    Sponges are favorite spots for bacteria, partly because of the mixed-housing environment that the cleaner-uppers offer microbes.

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  3. Animals

    Mosquitoes see red, which may be why they find us so appealing

    Mosquitoes not only see colors, but also prefer certain ones, such as the hues of human skin.

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  4. Animals

    Analyze This: Birds may decorate nests to scare off rivals

    Birds that nest in holes face stiff competition for nest sites. Some use feathers, also found where predators have made a kill, to keep rivals away.

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  5. Animals

    Orcas can take down the largest animal on the planet

    For the first time, scientists observed that orcas can kill blue whales by using the same hunting techniques that have worked on other large whales.

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  6. Environment

    Bees and butterflies struggle to find flowers in polluted air

    Emissions from cars and trucks make it harder for insects to find flowers. That in turn reduces flower visits and pollination, a new study finds.

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  7. Ecosystems

    Scientists Say: Decay

    This word can refer to rotting flesh or the transformation of radioactive atoms.

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  8. Animals

    World’s biggest colony of nesting fish lives beneath Antarctic ice

    Totally unexpected, it’s far, far larger than any other known community of nesting fish — fully one-third larger than the area of Washington, D.C.

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  9. Environment

    Recycling a climate-warming gas could make ‘greener’ farmed fish

    Instead of warming the climate, methane gas can be collected to help farmers. Along the way, it may also save some fish.

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