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?
The tidal fluctuations in Glacier Bay can be as high as 25 feet! Be sure to keep this in mind when you decide to enjoy an after-lunch nap on the beach during your next paddling adventure.