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chaparral (vegetation)

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Vegetation composed of broad-leaved evergreen shrubs, bushes, and small trees usually less than 2.5 m (about 8 feet) tall; together they often form dense thickets. Chaparral is found in regions with a...
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Website

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Last published or edited in 2000

this is more than a decade old, however, a large amount of the information is still relevant

Relevance

Travelers are the main audience

the information is presented well and is very in depth and detailed

Authority

The information is accurate and scholarly, however it is slightly informal

the information is from an organizational website and is well known for accuracy

Written and edited by Lucy

No credentials given

Accuracy

Sources were listed

She referenced research projects and online encyclopedias

Purpose

The purpose was to inform the readers about the vegetation, animal life, and general location of chaparral biomes

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Science in Context
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Case STudy 

 

 

Case Study

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-published in this decade

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-intended to be for students and researchers

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-Scholar like information

Accuracy

-Bibliography is there

Purpose

-To decribe the biome


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World Book

The World Book web site offers an encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, homework help, study aids, and curriculum guides. World Book is publisher of the World Book Encyclopedia.
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Journal Article

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-published in this decade

-not completely out of date

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-students are the audience

-researchers are the audience

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-owned by author

Accuracy

-bibliography

Purpose

-do describe the biome in its current state


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Biology Video: The Chaparral Biome

Biology Video: The Chaparral Biome | Chaparral Biome | Scoop.it
Use this Biology video entitled The Chaparral Biome to study the five locations of the chaparral biome and describe the climate of the chaparral biome
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Video

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Published and revised in 2014

It is not out of date

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Students are the intended audience

The information is slightly on the surface

It was related to the topic

Intended for 6th graders and above

Authority

The information is scholarly

Publically recognized sources

The editors were not presented

Accuracy

There is no bibliography

no sources are listed

Purpose

the purpose was to inform the audience of what a chaparral biome actually is

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Chaparral Biome

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Website

 

Website

Currency

Last published or edited in 2000

this is more than a decade old, however, a large amount of the information is still relevant

Relevance

Travelers are the main audience

the information is presented well and is very in depth and detailed

Authority

The information is accurate and scholarly, however it is slightly informal

the information is from an organizational website and is well known for accuracy

Written and edited by Lucy

No credentials given

Accuracy

Sources were listed

She referenced research projects and online encyclopedias

Purpose

The purpose was to inform the readers about the vegetation, animal life, and general location of chaparral biomes

 

 

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World Book

The World Book web site offers an encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, homework help, study aids, and curriculum guides. World Book is publisher of the World Book Encyclopedia.
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Magazine

 

Magazine article

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Published and revised in April 2013

The information is fairly accurate

Relevance

The intended audience is students and scholars

The article is very informative and in depth

it branches off slightly from the topic

Authority

Written by Robert H. Mohlenbrock

Information is scholarly

its is a publically recognized source

The editor is also Mohlenbrock and it says he is a distinguished professor emeritus of plant biology at Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Accuracy

yes, the information is accurate

it is from a publically renowned natural history magazine

Purpose

the purpose was to inform readers of a specific chaparral biome and explain its surroundings and why he or she should visit

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chaparral (vegetation)

chaparral (vegetation) | Chaparral Biome | Scoop.it
Vegetation composed of broad-leaved evergreen shrubs, bushes, and small trees usually less than 2.5 m (about 8 feet) tall; together they often form dense thickets. Chaparral is found in regions with a...
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Website

Website

Currency

Last published or edited in 2000

this is more than a decade old, however, a large amount of the information is still relevant

Relevance

Travelers are the main audience

the information is presented well and is very in depth and detailed

Authority

The information is accurate and scholarly, however it is slightly informal

the information is from an organizational website and is well known for accuracy

Written and edited by Lucy

No credentials given

Accuracy

Sources were listed

She referenced research projects and online encyclopedias

Purpose

The purpose was to inform the readers about the vegetation, animal life, and general location of chaparral biomes

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