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Estuaries: Predator Prey Interaction - COSEE Coastal Trends

Lesson Plan 

Students explore the role of seagrass as habitats.

Concept: Coastal ocean life
Coastal ocean systems provide important habitats for organisms.

National Science Education Standards
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K-12 Unifying Concepts and Processes
Evidence, models, and explanation

9-12 A Science as Inquiry
Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry

9-12 C Life Science
Interdependence of organisms
Behavior of organisms

Ocean Literacy Essential Principles (PDF booklet): 5. The ocean supports a great diversity of life and ecosystems (concepts h, i)

Life on an Ocean Planet text reference (book link): Chapter 5 A Survey of Life in the Sea 5:31-37
Chapter 16 Marine Ecosystems 16:15-29