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Field trip – Once on-site, students and teachers will receive a short overview of the days plan and then be split into smaller groups for lab activities.
KEYSTONE LAB – Students learn the critical roles of oysters in the estuarine environment, and determine overall health impacts to the ecosystem.
CRAB LAB – Students explore diversity in crab species and relate physical and behavioral adaptations to determine individual niches.
PLANKTON LAB – Students compare sample sites, classifying the various components of plankton and drawing inferences about productivity based on their observations
SURVIVOR LAB – A serious of interactive games relating the needs of individual species and the limitations they face on a daily basis.
Field-based Estuarine Studies
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Teachers on the Estuary