Marine Environment Activity #2: Prime Real Estate for Phytoplankton
1. Phytoplankton — A Strong Base for an Ecosystem
Discuss their findings in class. Would they be willing to give phytoplankton a "Biodiversity of the Year" award? Explain.
2. The Waters of Glacier Bay
3. Biodiversity Award of the Year
Did You Know?
Researchers believe that black bears, searching for new and abundant food sources, returned to Glacier Bay via the Endicott Gap. Today, the presence of black bears in the reborn forests of the lower bay is evidence of a successful search.