Biodiversity is the number of different species in a biological community – which can be as small as the organisms living in a single tree or a whole forest biome. This is also referred to as species richness. In this activity, students will look at two study sites in a tide pool habitat and calculate their biodiversity index.
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Amsel, Sheri. "Biodiversity of a Tide Pool Habitat - Inquiry Activity" Exploring Nature Educational Resource ©2005-2023. December 1, 2023
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