Virginia Institute of Marine Science
VA SEA 2021 Lesson Plans
Grades: 9-12 Subjects: Chemistry | Biology | Oceanography | Environmental Science
Using properties of light, students will determine the source and composition of dissolved organic matter in estuaries influenced by different land types its subsequent relationship with ecosystem production.
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.
Detweiler, D. (2021) Watercolors: Relating Properties of Light to Organic Matter and Ecosystem Production. VA SEA 2021 Lesson Plans. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, William & Mary. doi: 10.25773/k5na-qx57
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