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Plant Pigments in Oceanography - Classroom BATS (Bermuda Atlantic Time Series)

Lesson Plan 

Students first learn how oceanographers study chlorophyll in the water to determine global plankton distribution, then conduct a hands-on activity to extract chlorophyll from a plant. Students also examine time series data to explore the seasonal and spatial distribution of plankton in the ocean.

Concept: Distribution
Primary productivity is distributed throughout the world according to several factors

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