Virginia Institute of Marine Science
VA SEA 2017 Lesson Plans
This lesson plan develops concepts on food webs and ecological relationships, giving special attention to microorganisms and Chesapeake Bay species and dynamics. Students will conduct investigations, generate their own data and find out more about species they constantly see!
Microscopy, Plankton, Secondary Education, Marine Science, Lesson Plans
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This lesson was developed in alignment with the 2010 Virginia Department of Education’s Science Standards of Learning.
This work is sponsored by the National Estuarine Research Reserve System Science Collaborative, which supports collaborative research that addresses coastal management problems important to the reserves. The Science Collaborative is funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and managed by the University of Michigan Water Center.
Safi, L. (2017) Microscopic Hitchhiking: Taking a Trip with Microbes and Plankton. Subjects: Life Science / Biology, Environmental Science, Marine / Ocean Science Grades: 6-8. VA SEA 2017 Lesson Plans. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, William & Mary. https://doi.org/10.21220/V5WJ0Z