Ecology

Ecology is one of the titles in the series of ASE Lab Books that were published in the early 1970s for the Association for Science Education by John Murray. Each title covered one or two topics and brought together the best of the teaching notes and experimental ideas from members of the association that had appeared in the ASE journal, School Science Review.

Contents
* An approach to the teaching of plant succession
* Ecological pyramids on a rocky shore
* Marine biology in the sixth-form biology course
* Experiments with molluscs on the shore and in a laboratory tide-model
* Method of killing and mounting brittle stars
* The ecology of a concrete pathway
* By car - a sample survey of rooks (25 March 1967)
* An analysis of barn owl pellets from the Oxford region
* Slugs in school biology
* Preservation of spiders' webs
* Studies on bark epiflora
* The origin of the 'tilted transect'
* An accurate staff for field survey
* A portable absorptiometer for the determination of some chemical factors in the field
* Lightweight field potometer and atmometer
* A convenient design of pooter for the capture of small carnivorous arthropods
* A thermistor probe for temperature measurements in the field
* Pond and planktonic life concentrator for field work and microprojection
* Apparatus for the ecological study of soil and mud
* Estimation of the population of the ant [i]Lasius flavus[/i] (Fab.) in chalk sward at Headley, Surrey (15 April 1956)
* Separating two overlapping normal distributions

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