Adaptations of Life: Links for Teachers
Estuaries 101: Biodiversity in an Estuary
Students investigate the incredible biodiversity that exists in estuarine environments. They begin by exploring the Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve using Google Earth. Students then produce an estuary biodiversity concept map and individual organism profile that becomes part of an estuary wildlife exhibit.
Features: Hands-on Investigation, Lesson Ideas, Assessment, Data Sources, Inquiry Materials
Oysters in the Classroom
This lab activity takes an in-depth look at the filtering mechanism of oysters.
Features: Hands-on Investigation, Lesson Ideas, Online Interactivity, Graphics/Multimedia, Assessment, Inquiry Materials