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Description:

Teaching unit investigates differences between toxic and non-toxic harmful algal blooms (HABs), where they occur in U.S. waters, causative phytoplankton species, technologies for detecting blooms, which organisms in the food web are affected and how, effects of specific toxins on humans. Five lessons contain: background and glossary; instructions for classroom and lab activities; online data; web links for further study. Lessons are aligned to teaching standards.

Subjects:

  • Science > 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:

Oceanography,NSDL,Biological oceanography,red tides,Space sciences,Physical sciences,Social Sciences,Natural hazards,brown tides,Environmental science,Physics,fish kills,NSDL_SetSpec_2667291,Life Science,Astronomy,Space Science,phytoplankton blooms,Middle School,fish poisoning,Science,Plankton,Chemistry,bioaccumulation,Ecology,shellfish poisoning,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061130103901211T,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,High School,plankton,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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