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Unit 3

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Concepts/Objectives | Vocabulary/Background | Activity | Extension


Lesson Plan 2





  1. Students can have reading and research projects that make use of the resources in the reading room.
  2. Throughout the year or semester as new information is gained, continue to make additions to the kelp forest.
  3. Use the reading room kelp forest as a comparison to other marine environments; interesting comparisons can also be made to terrestrial forests.
  4. Refer to the zonation activities and create an extended zonation map to use as a wall decoration for the kelp forest.
  5. For an interactive kelp activity, see our "Help With Kelp"