Virginia Institute of Marine Science
VA SEA 2020 Lesson Plans
Grades: 9-12 Subjects: Biology | Environmental Science | Oceanography
Algal blooms can be detected using the DNA extracted from water samples. This activity allows students to identify algae and understand the causes of algal blooms.
Secondary Education, Lesson Plans, algae, algal blooms
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The 2019/2020 VA SEA project was made possible through funding from the National Estuarine Research Reserve System Margaret Davidson Fellowship Program which supports graduate students in partnership with research reserves where fieldwork, research, and community engagement come together. VA SEA is currently supported by the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Virginia Sea Grant, and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science Marine Advisory Program.
Fortin, S. (2020) The Code in the Water: An Investigation into Harmful and Non-harmful Algal Blooms. VA SEA 2020 Lesson Plans. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, William & Mary. doi: 10.25773/9bsh-2f59