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In this activity, students research various topics about ocean health, e.g. overfishing, habitat destruction, invasive species, climate change, pollution, and ocean acidification. An optional extension activity has them creating an aquatic biosphere in a bottle experiment in which they can manipulate variables.

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Mel Goodwin
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)- Ocean Explorer
Activity takes about 4-6 class periods. Computer access is required.

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The lesson is lengthy and complex, requiring instructors to carefully review the steps and decide which options best meet their needs and the needs of their students.

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