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In this case study, students speculate on what may have caused a major fish kill in an estuary in North Carolina. In the process, they explore how land runoff and excess nutrients affect aquatic communities, and learn about the complex life cycle of the dinoflagellate Pfiesteria. The case is appropriate for an introductory environmental science course, a general biology course that covers ecology, or a general zoology course.

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    • Grade 1
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    Keywords:

    Ecology,NSDL,Environmental Science,Social Sciences,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Undergraduate (Lower Division),Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Geoscience,Life Science,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110630164152599T,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-046,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Zoology,Biology (General),Higher Education

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    English

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