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Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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VA SEA 2021 Lesson Plans


Grades: 9-12 Subjects: Life Science | Biology | Oceanography

In this activity, students will utilize data collected from a scientific survey to explore where different fishes live in a coastal estuary, and how their populations change over time.


doi: 10.25773/7tt3-x425


Secondary Education, Lesson Plans

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The 2020-21 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.

VASEA21_FishCensus_Dixon.pptx (4703 kB)

VASEA21Video_DixonDemo.mp4 (11680 kB)
Video discussing lesson plan



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