Science Project 2017
Grass, plant, and prairie information for 2017 Science Project.

A collection by MsLW
11 Resources
Grasslands

Grasslands

You'll find the grasslands biome, a terrain of many names, on every continent in the world except Antarctica. More...

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Missiouri Botanical Garden
Grassland and Prairies

Grassland and Prairies

The tall grasses and wide-open spaces of the grasslands are an ecosystem in danger. Discover the biggest threats to habitats around the globe. More...

Article
The Nature Conservancy
National Grasslands

National Grasslands

Four million acres of windswept seas of grass and wildflowers are a national treasure. Search for a grassland near you to discover its unique qualities More...

Article
U.S. Forest Service
Grasslands More Diverse than Rain Forests—In Small Areas

Grasslands More Diverse than Rain Forests—In Small Areas

On a small scale, grasslands have greater diversity of plant species than rain forests. Discover the locations of the most diverse grasslands and what scientists hope to learn from them. More...

Article
National Geographic
Seas of Grass

Seas of Grass

Nearly a third of Earth’s land surface is grassland, and some of it is endangered. Discover the dangers and what it means for these ecosystems. More...

Article
PBS
Temperate Grassland

Temperate Grassland

Once home to large herds of grazing animals, many temperate grasslands are now farmland. Discover the great variety of what grows and lives in these lands around the world. More...

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BBC
Mixed-Grass Prairie

Mixed-Grass Prairie

The mixed-grass prairie is a diverse ecosystem to hundreds of species of animals and plants, including many that are threatened and endangered. Take a look at some of the native residents. More...

Article
NatureNorth
Tallgrass Prairie: Nature and Science

Tallgrass Prairie: Nature and Science

Most of our tallgrass prairie is gone, but an ancient remnant survives in the Flint Hills of Kansas. Find out more about the hundreds of species of plants and animals that make their home there now. More...

Article
National Park Service
A Complex Prairie Ecosystem

A Complex Prairie Ecosystem

Our planet's second-most diverse ecosystem is the prairie. Peek beyond the grasses into this complicated web of life, and discover why the tallgrass prairie is now rare and endangered. More...

Article
National Park Service
Explore Beef: Grass to Grain

Explore Beef: Grass to Grain

The people who produce beef want you to know how most beef cattle are raised. After watching the video, take the quiz. Don’t dawdle or you’ll lose points!

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Cattlemen's Beef Board & NCBA
Build-a-Prairie

Build-a-Prairie

It’s your choice: Restore a tallgrass or shortgrass prairie, but be sure to select the animals and plants that belong there. Hint: Use the field guide. More...

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University of Minnesota