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Other

Description:

An article describing the invasion of the green crab into New England waters. Learn all about this scallop-eating invasive species that is now spreading to the west coast. An excellent lesson on introduced species. Article also describes what locals call Japanese grass, Codium fragile, an alga that is displacing local eelgrass, a vital habitat to juvenile fin and shell fish. Site links to additional Chesapeake Bay invasive species information.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10

Keywords:

Oceanography,NSDL,Biological oceanography,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Space sciences,Physical sciences,Social Sciences,Martha's Vineyard,Chemistry,Environmental science,ballast water,Exotic species,Life Science,Astronomy,Space Science,San Francisco Bay,Middle School,Science,exotic species,Education,bounty program,Physics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20071113184518535T,Ecology,introduced species,nonindigenous species,NSDL_SetSpec_2954993,NOAA Education Integration,High School,NOAA Ecosystem Mission,Geoscience,Earth science

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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