Teachers: Bill Johnson, North Bend Middle School
                  Heidi Wacker, Driftwood School

Scientist: Tom Calvanese, Oregon State University's Port Orford Field Station

Oyster Larvae Catastrophe

Lesson Plan: Oyster Larvae Catastrophe

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Lesson Overview

Anchoring Phenomenon

Oyster Larvae Catastrophe

Driving Question

What caused the oyster larvae die off, and what can we do?

Grade Level


Created By

Team Oyster 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.