Tag: biology

Is it OK to Pee in the Ocean?

Is it OK to Pee in the Ocean?

By Micah Moen 100 Comments October 18, 2019

So it’s summer and of course you’re heading out to the beach. You’re splashing around in the waves from the ocean when you realize… you may have drank far too much water. The boardwalk is so far away and your feet will get all sandy so why not just go in the ocean, right? Does […]

Into the Forest with Jane Goodall!

Into the Forest with Jane Goodall!

By Micah Moen 39 Comments October 18, 2019

♪ Wow, Squeaks, I’m so glad you like your present! Do you have a name for her yet? [Squeaks squeaks] Our friend Dino the cuckoo bird sent Squeaks this toy chimpanzee the other day. Chimps are a type of animal called a great ape, and they live in Africa. Dino said this stuffed animal was […]

What’s Hiding Deep Within The Ocean?

What’s Hiding Deep Within The Ocean?

By Micah Moen 100 Comments October 17, 2019

Hey there and welcome to Life Noggin. About 71 percent of the Earth’s surface is covered in water. Yet a massive amount of the oceans still remains a mystery to scientists. But the parts that have been studied are incredibly fascinating. Scientists have found an illusion of an underwater waterfall, an underwater Grand Canyon, and […]

The Ocean Sampling Day 2014 – a global scientific effort to study our ocean

The Ocean Sampling Day 2014 – a global scientific effort to study our ocean

By Micah Moen 1 Comment October 16, 2019

All life originated in the ocean and the ocean still contains 80% of all life on earth Also 70% of the whole planet is covered by water But we’ve only explored less than 5% of this important ecosystem The question is now: who is giving the ocean so much power? We find the answer, if […]

Innate Behaviour | Ecology & Environment | Biology | FuseSchool
What Is Adaptation? | Ecology & Environment | Biology | FuseSchool

What Is Adaptation? | Ecology & Environment | Biology | FuseSchool

By Micah Moen 14 Comments October 15, 2019

An adaptation is a characteristic which helps an organism to survive in its environment. Plants and animals must adapt so they can compete for resources and live successfully in their habitat Some adaptations can help organisms to not get eaten hide control body temperature or prevent water loss an adaptation gives an organism a better […]

The Niche Of The Nuthatch | Ecology & Environment | Biology | FuseSchool
What Is A Niche? | Ecology & Environment | Biology | FuseSchool

What Is A Niche? | Ecology & Environment | Biology | FuseSchool

By Micah Moen 26 Comments October 15, 2019

what_is_a_niche? An ecological niche is a role an organism or population plays in an ecosystem Each species has a different set of adaptations and so they do not directly compete for all the same resources of the species. They have their own niche. So lots of different species can coexist because they occupy different niches. […]

Adapting & Living Together | Ecology & Environment | Biology | FuseSchool
Ecological Pyramids | Ecology & Environment | Biology | FuseSchool