Bering Sea Expedition

In this investigation learners research the effects of melting sea ice in the Bering Sea Ecosystem. They create research proposals to earn a place on the scientific research vessel Healy and present their findings and proposals to a Research Board committee.

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Alaska Seas and Rivers Curriculum
Alaska Sea Grant

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There is a teacher background webpage at http://seagrant.uaf.edu/marine-ed/curriculum/grade-8/teacher-background.....

Accompanying video and webquest resources listed on this webpage http://seagrant.uaf.edu/marine-ed/curriculum/grade-8/resources.html.

While the focus in this investigation is on the Bering Sea, the activity can be adapted to other regions.

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