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Land Between Two Rivers: Part 2

A Prairie Conversation (#203)

The remaining acres of black fertile soil of the tallgrass prairies are insignificant compared to those of the inferior hill prairies of northeastern Iowa and the dry prairies near the Loess Hills along the Missouri River. In light of this, viewers are asked the question, "Is there a point below which it is not worth preserving Iowa's prairies?" [43 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Grade Levels
6-8
Curricular Areas
Science & Technology
Series Length
6 episodes
Average Episode Length
40 minutes
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Series Description: LAND BETWEEN TWO RIVERS: PART 2 examines four biomes present in Iowa and challenges students to consider issues surrounding their continued existence. The once expansive biomes are dwindling as development takes over. Biologists and other experts expound on the plant and animal life indigenous to each system and discuss approaches to protecting them.

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