Category: ecology

Biology, composting: immobilization vs mineralization

Organic groundskeeping leads to self-tutoring. The tutor defines two terms connected with composting. In a properly functioning ecosystem, nutrients are constantly recycled – they are used by one organism, then released back to the soil to be retaken by another.

Ecology: environmental energy

Out for a walk in the woods recently, the tutor couldn’t help but arrive at this topic.  Like so many others, it’s relevant, yet rarely covered during tutoring…. On a hot day like we’ve had here lately, a hiker might

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