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Exploring Nature Educational Resource:

Life Science, Earth Science, and Physical Science Resources for K-12

Seed Dispersal Adaptation - Comic Relief Activity

Critical thinking comes in many forms. Being able to describe the science behind a humerous irony is a solid comprehension marker. Have students read the following comic about seed dispersal and explain the science behind the irony.

Seed Dispersal Adaptation Comic

Citing Research References

When you research information you must cite the reference. Citing for websites is different from citing from books, magazines and periodicals. The style of citing shown here is from the MLA Style Citations (Modern Language Association).

When citing a WEBSITE the general format is as follows.
Author Last Name, First Name(s). "Title: Subtitle of Part of Web Page, if appropriate." Title: Subtitle: Section of Page if appropriate. Sponsoring/Publishing Agency, If Given. Additional significant descriptive information. Date of Electronic Publication or other Date, such as Last Updated. Day Month Year of access < URL >.

Here is an example of citing this page:

Amsel, Sheri. "Seed Dispersal Adaptation - Comic Relief Activity" Exploring Nature Educational Resource ©2005-2017. February 23, 2017
< http://exploringnature.org/db/view/1252 >

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