Compiled by Stephanie Letourneau.

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Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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Students will learn about thin-layer placement restoration techniques by using data from the first year of a plot-based thin-layer restoration science project being conducted by the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Virginia (CBNERR-VA). In groups, students will analyze images of vegetation plots exposed to different treatments and decide which is performing best and could be used as a possible restoration technique to combat sea level rise in the marsh. Students will also interpret graphs of vegetation percent cover, and use classroom discussion to come to a conclusion using critical thinking.


doi: 10.25773/kqp4-0532


Secondary Education, Lesson Plans, marshes, sea level rise, scientific method

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