The Oceans Connect Us: Plankton & Genetic Activity

Developed by: Kewalo Basin Marine Laboratory at the University of Hawaii, Manoa.

Overview: Students take on a marine detective role and solve marine related crimes to draw connections among plankton and the physiological factors that influence their global morphology and distribution. As a learning outcome, students will be able to explain how the oceans connect us and offer adaptive strategies for future sustainable conservation practices.

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Plankton Activity Guide (pdf)

Answer Key (pdf)

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