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About the Science
- Describes the effect of a warming climate on the tundra biome and range of the Rocky Mountain pika- a small rodent vulnerable to increased summer heat.
- Pika do not hibernate in the winter and must store grass to eat and maintain their metabolism through the cold months.
- Highlights research on pika in Rocky Mountain National Park.
- Passed initial science review - expert science review pending.
About the Pedagogy
- Good image quality and logical storyline.
- Features both male and female scientists in the field and in the lab.
Related URLs These related sites were noted by our reviewers but have not been reviewed by CLEANAlso see National Park Service website on Pikas: http://science.nature.nps.gov/im/units/ucbn/monitor/pika/pika_peril/about.cfm
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