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Other

Description:

Provides a history of the fishery for American oyster (Crassostrea virginica) in Chesapeake Bay, the debate over oyster farming vs. hunting, and numerous articles on oyster management. Research and restoration section includes oyster biology, research questions, technical training opportunities, step-by-step oyster gardening instructions and more. Non-native oysters are covered in species profiles, reports and position papers. Education resources include 4 lesson plans with background information, labs and experiments; NSTA SciLinks selected materials.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

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

Keywords:

NSDL,Space sciences,Crassostrea,Physical sciences,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061130103519889T,Social Sciences,Space Science,Biology,Chemistry,Environmental science,NSDL_SetSpec_2667291,oyster aquaculture,Life Science,Astronomy,Middle School,classroom activities,Science,teaching resources,oyster bed restoration,Physics,oyster fishery,oyster bibliography,bivalve mollusk,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Mollusc,High School,Education,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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