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Size Selective Predation - COSEE Coastal Trends

Lesson Plan 

Students explore the mechanisms of prey size and the method of how predators capture prey.

Concept: Marine food web
Primary production supports the marine food web

National Science Education Standards
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K-12 Unifying Concepts and Processes
Systems, order, and organization
Evidence, models, and explanation
Form and Function

9-12 C Life Science
Interdependence of organisms

Ocean Literacy Essential Principles (PDF booklet): The Ocean makes the Earth Habitable

Life on an Ocean Planet text reference (book link): Chapter 4.  The Energy of Life 4:13-27