Lesson Overview

What factors contribute to spatial variability in plankton abundance?
Students use plankton abundance data collected off Oregon and California to learn about ecological sampling and interpretation. (Gr. 7-8)

Lesson Materials
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PDF icon Patchy Plankton full lesson plan (pdf)523.69 KB
Grade Level
Middle School
Year
2022
Topic
Plankton
Author
Carrie Averill, Tillamook Jr High Schoo
Kim Norberg, Tillamook Jr High School
Luke Bobay, Oregon State University
Lesson Standards

Next Generation Science Standards

  • LS2.A – Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
  • ETS1.A – Defining and Delimiting Engineering Problems

Common Core Math Standards

  • 7.SP.A.1
  • 7.SP.B.3
  • 7.SP.B.4

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