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?
A red squirrel eats the seeds of about 144 spruce cones each day. This diet allows red squirrels to thrive in the spruce-dominated forests of Lower Glacier Bay. How many spruce cones do you eat each day?