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Seaweed Reproductive Phenology Protocol DLESE Reviewed Collection
The purpose of this resource is to classify and count the reproductive phenological phases of receptacles on selected seaweed species. Students will classify and count the reproductive phases of seaweed plants within a 1-meter x 1-meter plot in the inter-tidal zone.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Field activity
Subject:
  • Environmental science
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
For science/educational use consistent with the methodologies of the GLOBE Program.
DLESE Catalog ID: GLOBE-659
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Change, constancy, and measurement
        • Form and function
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
        • Understanding about scientific inquiry
      • C - Life science:
        • Diversity and adaptations of organisms
        • Population and ecosystems
        • Regulation and behavior
        • Reproduction and heredity
        • Structure and function in living systems
    • 9-12:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Change, constancy, and measurement
        • Form and function
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
        • Understandings about scientific inquiry
      • C - Life science:
        • Behavior of organisms
        • Interdependence of organisms
        • Matter, energy, and organization in living systems
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Environmental quality
        • Natural and human-induced hazards
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)
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