Seventh Grade

ONE WATER CYCLE: Ocean Chemistry is Anything BUT Basic

Project Description

In this course, students will learn about the effects of global climate change and impacts on the ocean and its sea life. Students learn about coral bleaching and ocean acidification through hands-on labs and demos. Students will use their knowledge of symbiotic relationships to create a self-contained ecosystem. They will use hands-on experiences to replicate a multi-tiered ecosystem and create a thriving and self-sustaining Eco-Column.

Essential Question

What factors are contributing to global climate change?

Vocabulary Words

Acidification, Bleaching, Zooxanthellae, Symbiosis, Decomposition


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