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The atmosphere favors dairy cultivating and the essential yields are corn, little grains, roughageand vegetables. Tempest tracks for the most part move from west to east and southwest toupper east.
Part 2: Observations and Data Collection (30 points)Explore and ResearchVisit natural areas in and around the location where you live, and observe the abiotic(nonliving) factors in those areas. You may also observe biotic (living) factors, but focuson the abiotic factors for this project.If you live in an area that is not natural (a city, a farm, or another area that does notrepresent the natural environment), visit as many nearby natural areas as possible.If you can't visit and directly observe a natural area, talk to someone at a local gardencenter, zoo, park, or school, or research the physical environment of your area online.After you observe the abiotic factors in your environment, use the Internet to learn moreabout the physical features of the area.Be sure to:Follow safe practices during this investigation.Use discretion when selecting websites to view for research purposes.Materials:Map of the areaPlastic and paper bagsMagnifierCameraWater testing kit (available at most pool stores) or aquarium test strips (available at petstores)Pencil or penPaper for recording observationsAccess to the InternetObserve and Record Data1. Geology is the study of rocks, soil, and landforms in an area. Observe the geological featuresof the area where you live.a. Note the types of landforms you can see (e.g., rolling hills, tall mountains, steep cliffs,deserts, plains, valleys, beaches, etc.). Describe in detail three notable landforms, and namethem if you can. (2 points)
b. Collect rock samples from each area (only if collecting rocks is allowed), or take close-upphotos of samples of the rocks. Paste in a photo here, or draw and describe the features of therock in detail. (2 points)
c. Go to the landing page, and click the "Rock Identification" link. Use the steps provided toattempt to identify your rock type. Use the Internet to research how that type of rock forms. (2points)d. Use the Internet to search "geology + [your city]." Describe anything else you learn about thegeology of your environment. (2 points)2. Hydrology is the study of water. Water plays a crucial role in any environment. Observe thehydrologic features (e.g., damp moss or plants, flowing rivers, rocks worn smooth by waterrunning over them, ice on mountains) of the area where you live.a. Look for evidence or effects of water in the area where you live. Describe what you see andthe ways that you observe water interacting with your environment as it moves between

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Ecology, Environmentalism, weather, Natural environment

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