Outdoor Walk

10 biotic factors

1) People (me and Samantha)

2) Trees

3) Pine Trees

4) Leaves

5) Squirrels

6) Deers

7) Fox

8) Birds

9) Grass

10) Dog

10 Abiotic Factors

1) Tires

2) Rocks

3) Wood

4) Snow

5) Car

6) Trash Bag

7) Plastic Duck

8) Basketball Net

9) Sun

10) House


Importance of Restoring Bison Species

Buffalo are part of the ecosystem . They not only do less damage to native prairie grasses, but restoring buffalo to the Great Plains also helps to restore and maintain the prairie ecosystem, since they eat different grasses at different times of the year. This rotation helps restore the root systems, which are critical carbon sinks. Buffalo drink less water and are more drought resistant. We also know that when buffalo are restored to the prairie, biodiversity is promoted. With the buffalo’s return, other wildlife, native plants and animals reemerge as components of the ecosystem. Buffalo is also important to natives and is a symbol of sacred life and abundance.


Here is information for the pricing of the hamster including all the stuff that the hamster will need. Initially, you will also need to purchase a cage ($40) and toys, such as a hamster wheel ($25). Large cages with tubes and tunnels often cost more and are harder to clean, so make your own obstacle course instead with old toilet-paper rolls. As for the actual hamster, he will usually only cost $15 to $20.

Nibbles mostly hangs on the top little den of the cage and that is where she stores all her food. Everytime we fill her bowl, she stores in it all in his mouth and storing it in his den. I think that she is saving it there for a midnight snack.

She seems to like other people more than others because he bites most people who touch him but there are those few people that he likes. Most people are afraid of nibbles and is afraid to touch her because they know that she can bite, I believe that is part of the reason that she bites them.


Nibbles was very aggressive when we first got him and bit whenever someone picked him up but now he getting used to people and is more people friendly. He fills up the tube with bedding and traps himself and we don’t know why, so we just put him at the bottom to dig it out so he can get back up. He always stuffs the food in his mouth and brings it to his den and buries it. His actions are unknown. 

Teddy Bear Hamster

This is our first hamster. He is a teddy bear hamster named bolt. We got him from pet smart and he is very friendly. He does not bite and will easily let you pick him up and he is also very active and loved going on the hamster wheel or ball. The first couple days we let him get use to being in his cage and feeling comfortable. Later on we started taking him out everyday into the hamster ball for excercise.

We had him for 2 weeks then he past away due to what we think is hydration. He has been eating his food and was given water but was not drinking out of the bottle. Could be from not being able to find the bottle in the cage, it is unknown. After a week of being unsure if it was drinking, when he was in the hamster ball I hand fed him the bottle and he drank it. The next day we discovered he was dead. Unsure if he was sick when we got him or if he had dehydration. Average life span for a teddy bear hamster is 2-3 years and in small cases could live up to 5 years. They are nocturnal which means they like to sleep in the day and stay up all night. Since the hamster was in a classroom surrounded by people and getting taken out into the ball, his sleeping arrangements were changed.

Filtering out oil from water

We stacked and taped tissues together and set it inside the cylinder and let it absorb all the oil. It absorbed most of the oil but also the water as well. In the real world you can use a filter to absorb all the oil in the water so when oil goes in, clean water comes out.

Contamination Disaster of Flint Michigan

http://http://www.cnn.com/videos/us/2016/01/21/flint-michigan-water-crisis-ganim-dnt-ac.cnn/video/playlists/flint-michigan-water-cris/Many people are suffering in Flint, Michigan from the water contamination. Poisonous lead and harmful toxins are entering the citizen’s homes making them unable to bathe or drink. Citizens are refusing to drink or bathe in the water and are using bottled water instead, while others do not have a choice or can afford bottled water and suffer the consequences with rashes, hair loss and lead poisoning. The government felt there was no need to examine the water to see if it was clean and left this issue alone for 18 months, letting down the citizens of Flint. When the issue got worse the government stepped in and resolved it by rerouting the supplies. Flint is now receiving 80 million dollars from the president Barack Obama for aid because the whole town is now at risk to being exposed to heavy metal lead. 9000 children have been exposed to high levels of lead and this is only the amount of children who have been exposed. There are several lawsuits that are filed against government officials for mishandling the issue. This outbreak is having a major impact and leaving the globe in shock.