Lesson Plan

Asian Shore Crabs

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Grade Level:
Ninth Grade-Twelfth Grade
Group Size:
Up to 36
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Is the Asian Shore Crab (ASC) invasive? What does it mean to be invasive? Explore this premise and many others while investigating the ASC. Experiments allow for exploration and a way of attempting to answer questions of interest. Developing relationships between scientists, conservation organizations and the general public open the doors for students to learn about what impacts the environment and what they can do.


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Analyze, Conservation, Disseminate, Invasive, Protocols