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Biodiversity hypothesis

Postby Sondij » Tue Dec 12, 2017 5:21 pm

My son's project (4th grade) project is looking at species richness in a community (our yard). His question is How many different kinds of living things live in our yard and which is the most common. We are struggling to come up with an "if/then" style hypothesis. He thinks Arthropods will be the most abundant. Any help would be appreciated!!!!

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Re: Biodiversity hypothesis

Postby MadelineB » Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:36 pm

Hello Sondij and welcome to science buddies,
Your son's project sounds like fun!

Here's a link to the Science Buddies project guide describing the scientific method which might help your son in deciding on how to phrase the hypothesis for his project: ... fic-method

Be sure to let us know if you have more questions!

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