Compiled by Celeste Venolia.
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Grade Level: 7-12
Subjects: Life Science, Biology, and Environmental Science
Students will work in groups to determine what happened to seagrass communities during June and August in 2010 and 2011. Students will estimate percent cover visually at four locations along a mock transect and analyze trends in the data collected. Students will use water quality data to help understand the trends in seagrass cover.
Secondary Education, Lesson Plans, seagrass
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Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Virginia. (2017) Understanding Changes in Seagrass Communities: Impacts from Local Environmental Factors. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, William & Mary. doi: 10.25773/fre3-bw50