Copepod Conundrum

Teacher: Sara Pursel, Taft High School, Lincoln City
Scientist: Samantha Zeman, NOAA Fisheries / OSU

Copepod Conundrum

Lesson Plan: Copepod Conundrum

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Lesson Overview

Anchoring Phenomenon

Copepod Conundrum

Driving Question

How are trends in plankton diversity and biomass used to indicate ocean conditions?

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Created By

Team Plankton ORSEA 2019-20

View the Capstone Poster presented about this project (May 15, 2020)

The 2019-20 ORSEA materials are based upon work supported by Oregon Sea Grant and the Oregon Coast STEM Hub, as well as the National Science Foundation Regional Class Research Vessels under Cooperative Agreement No. 1333564 Award: OCE-1748726. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.