Effects of Disturbance on Biodiversity – Instructor’s Guide

Burned tree(Photo: WOSU)

The effects of fire, climate change, and logging.

One forest shown had a fire 12 years ago, and isn’t particularly diverse. Another had a fire 60 years ago, and is becoming more biodiverse. Another forest is 300-400 years old, and is extremely diverse.

For 12th grade
- Anticipation guide
- Writing assignment: effects of a fire on an ecosystem