Document Type

Report

Department/Program

Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Publication Date

2017

Series

VA SEA 2017 Lesson Plans

Abstract

This lesson uses a hands-on demonstration to give students an understanding of how this critical ecosystem can keep pace with sea-level rise. Students will have the opportunity to make and test hypotheses about how different animals can affect salt marsh resilience, after learning about simple ecological interactions.

DOI

https://doi.org/10.21220/V5M14T

Keywords

Salt Marsh, Wetlands, 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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