Lesson Overview

How do sea stars affect rocky intertidal ecosystems?
Students explore data from tidepools and learn about the importance of predators in coastal ecosystems. (Gr 6-8)

Lesson Materials
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Grade Level
Middle School
Year
2023
Topic
Invertebrates
Author
Tracie Wickham, Sherwood Middle School
Elizabeth Strausbaugh, Sherwood Middle School
Sarah Sellke, Oregon State University
Lesson Standards

Next Generation Science Standards

  • LS2.A - Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
  • LS2.C - Ecosystem Dynamics, Functioning, and Resilience

Common Core Math Standards

  • 6.SP.4
  • 7.SP.1, 7.SP.2, 7.SP.3, 7.SP.4
     

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