Muddy Waters

Teacher: Jackie Gooch, North Bend Middle School

Scientist: Molly Keogh, University of Oregon

Muddy Waters: A Tale of Two Sloughs

Lesson Plan: Muddy Waters (pdf)

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Anchoring Phenomenon

Muddy Waters: A Tale of Two Sloughs

Driving Question

What factors drive differences between an urban estuary and a protected estuary reserve?

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Team Muddy Waters ORSEA 2021-22

View the Capstone Presentation for 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.