Subject(s): Science, English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 9, 10
Resource supports reading in content area:Yes
Keywords: nitrogen cycle, nitrogen, fertilizer, eutrophication, crop rotation, corn, soybean, topsoil, runoff, farmer, agriculture, text complexity
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Source and Access Information
Name of Author/Source: Sarah Gilbert, Jennifer Heflick, National Science Foundation
District/Organization of Contributor(s): Florida State University
Access Privileges: Public
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