Document Type

Report

Department/Program

Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Publication Date

2017

Series

VA SEA 2017 Lesson Plans

Abstract

This lesson plan invites high school students to ask questions and formulate hypothesis regarding the drivers behind observed differences in metabolism in different fishes. Students will practice calculating metabolic rate, making biologically relevant inferences about the lifestyles of different fishes based on their findings, and formulate questions that would guide future studies.

DOI

https://doi.org/10.21220/V5414G

Keywords

Fish, Physiology, 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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