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Temperate Grassland Video

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This video series goes through the basics of the temperate grassland biome. The first video focuses on the wildlife found in these biomes both animal and plant. The other videos in the series focus on other biomes and how they all interact with one another.

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C- The video is from Discovery Channel and is most likely current because the comments on it are current.

R- This video is relevent because it shows the characteristics of Temperate Grasslands.

A- It was made by The Discovery Channel 

A- The Discovery Channel is a reliable source 

P- The purpose was to educate others on Temperate Grasslands.

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Zumwalt Prairie Case Study

This article shows studies done on the Zumwalt Prairie in northeastern Oregon. Little is known about that so the Oregon State University does research on it. 

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C- 2012, This is pretty current

R- This information is relevant about how Temperant Grasslands are affected now.

A- They are researchers from Oregon State University.

A- There is a bibliography.

P- Their purpose is to study the Zumwalt Prairie in northeastern Oregon which is a Temperate Grassland.

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Human Effect on Herbivory Journal Article

This article is very short but we found it interesting because it examined the effect human involvement can have in who feeds on what plants and the rate at which they feed.


Via Sophie Nauyokas
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C Again, not super current it's from 2001

R It is relevant because it discusses how plants in temperate grasslands are effected by things we humans do

A There is a bibliograohy as well as a link to the full study

A Their claim seems accurate and is backed up by a study

P Their purpose was to show how human involvement effects herbivory by presenting the findings of a study

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Temperate Grasslands Informational Website

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“ Temperate grasslands are terrestrial biomes composed primarily of grasses and shrubs.”


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C Very current, published 2012

R Very relevant, the entire page is about temperate grasslands and what they are

A Author proflie says he has been studying the topic and writing about it for 7 years

A Information is accurate

P Purpose is to list information about temperate grasslands

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Plant Biology In Temperate Grasslands News Article

This New Article shows how La Trobe University does research on White Clovers, which are legumes, In temperate grasslands.

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C- 2010, not really current

R- This is relevant because it's plant biology in temperate grasslands.

A- The erase archers are from La Trobe University.

A- They have a bibliography.

P- The purpose for this article is to show the gains in research for plant biology in temperate grasslands.

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Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function

This article talks about biodiversity and its recent decline in some places. It mentions a few studies taken in temperate grasslands which pertains to our topic.


Via Sophie Nauyokas
Ruby Rodriguez's insight:

C 2006; not super current but we still found the information relevant

R It's relevant because it focuses on temperate grasslands

A The info is scholarly; mentions a few studies

A There is a bibliography

P There doesn't appear to be a bias, the purpose of the article is just to examine biodiversity in temperate grasslands

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The grassland biome

The grassland biome | Temperate Grassland | Scoop.it

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C Not very current, 2002

R It talks about the element of the different grassland biomes including the Temperate one

A From the California Academy of Sciences

A It has a complete bibleography

P Its purpose is to educate people on biomes 

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