Invasion of the crabs

Teachers: Trent Hatfield, Bandon High School
Stephanie Austin, Eddyville Charter School

Scientist: Shon Schooler, South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve

Invasion of the Crabs

Lesson Plan: Invasion of the Crabs (pdf)

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Anchoring Phenomenon

Invasion of the Crabs

Driving Question

Are green crabs invading Oregon estuaries and causing harmful impacts?

Grade Level


Created By

Team Green Crab ORSEA 2021-22


View the Capstone Presentation presented about this project (August 23, 2022)

The 2021-22 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.