Document Type

Report

Department/Program

Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Publication Date

2017

Series

VA SEA 2017 Lesson Plans

Abstract

This role-play and decision-making game allows students to simulate predator-prey interactions between fish and blue crabs in a seagrass bed. Students will then make inferences about the influence of habitat and body size on juvenile blue crab survival.

DOI

https://doi.org/10.21220/V5H73K

Keywords

Seagrass, Blue Crabs, Predators, Secondary Education, Lesson Plans, Marine Science

Funding

This work is sponsored by the National Estuarine Research Reserve System Science Collaborative, which supports collaborative research that addresses coastal management problems important to the reserves. The Science Collaborative is funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and managed by the University of Michigan Water Center.

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