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Other

Description:

This site describes the geology, water circulation, and significance of estuaries, profiles estuaries on different continents. For Narragansett Bay, background on: history of use by different cultures; modern management issues like navigation, shipping, fisheries, development, pollution, invasive species and recreation. Virtual field trip by depth with representative and real time data; marine life slide show and species profiles. Teacher resources include book and web references about estuaries, and classroom activities.

Subjects:

  • Science > Ecology
  • Science > Earth Science
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Science -- Biological and life sciences,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-021,Informal Education,Vocational/Professional Development Education,NSDL,High School,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Undergraduate (Lower Division),Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,General Public,Science -- Instructional issues,Science -- Ecology,Higher Education,Science -- Earth science,Life Science,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110801234533131T,Education,Geoscience

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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