Lesson Overview

How are the inhabitants of a polar ecosystem affected by rising global temperatures caused by climate change?
Students learn about the critical role that krill play in Antarctic ecosystems, and how krill populations have changed over time. (Gr. 6-7)

Lesson Materials
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PDF icon Krill Prefer Chill full lesson plan (pdf)580.5 KB
Grade Level
Middle School
Year
2022
Topic
Plankton
Author
Ryley Hartzell, Newport Middle School
Julia Scolari, Coquille Valley Elementary
Kirsten Steinke, Oregon State University
Lesson Standards

Next Generation Science Standards

  • ESS3.C – Human Impacts on Earth’s Systems
  • ESS3.D – Global Climate Change

Common Core Math Standards

  • 7.SP.1
  • 7.SP.3

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