Anthony Barnosky and Kaitlin Maguire Measure Mammal Extinctions at the John Day Fossil Beds

This is a part of Biodiversity in the Age of Humans

Summary

Prehistoric extinction rates are calculated from fossil data in a paleodatabase and compared to today’s extinction rate.

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Curriculum Connections:

NGSS (2013) ESS
MS-ESS3.C, MS-ESS1-4
NGSS (2013) LS
MS-LS4-1 MS-LS4.A, HS-LS4-5 HS-LS4.C
AP Biology (2015)
1.C.1, 4.A.6, SP2, SP5
AP Environmental Science (2013)
I.A, II.D, VII.B, VII.C
IB Biology (2016)
C.5
IB Environmental Systems and Societies (2017)
3.2, 3.3
Common Core (2010)
ELA.RST.6-12.7, WHST.6-12.1, Math.6.RP.3, 6.EE.7, 7.RP.2, 7.EE.3, A-REI.3, MP2, MP3
Vision and Change (2009)
CC1, DP2

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