The interesting and fun activities in this teacher's guide meet the challenge of relating tiny, microscopic organisms to the lives of children. Inquiry-based activities range from designing and making a phytoplankter and collecting phytoplankton to designing an experiment for exploring what factors influence the growth of phytoplankton. Keyed to National Science Education Content Standards.
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Betsy T. Stevens grew up mucking about in mudflats and salt marshes on the Connecticut shore. Following graduate school at Cornell, she taught biology at Skidmore College in upstate New York for twenty-five years, and then became the director of Sandy Point Discovery Center on the Great Bay Estuary in New Hampshire. Recently retired, Betsy lives in Kennebunk, Maine.Review:
"a valuable resource for understanding ocean food chains and the ecology of oceans."
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Book Description Tilbury House Publishers, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11088448209X