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Title: On Again, Off Again-The Dead Zone
Url: http://www.lamer.lsu.edu/deadzone/index.htm
Publisher: Louisiana Sea Grant College Program
Description: This lesson plan introduces the science behind the causes, occurrence, and impacts of hypoxic or "dead" zones in coastal waters. Provides background, glossary, graphics for classroom activity, data files, and links to related projects and websites. Activities focus on: nutrient enrichment; dissolved oxygen; mechanisms of oxygen depletion. Students use data (real or simulated) to graph the hypoxic zone where the Mississippi River enters Louisiana's Gulf Coast.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Hydrology. Water
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Geomorphology. Landforms. Terrain -- Coasts
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Maps -- By region or country -- America. Western Hemisphere -- North America -- Atlantic coast and continental shelf -- Gulf coast and continental shelf
GEM Subject: Science -- Oceanography
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Key Concept: Geography -- Coasts
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
pdf
xls
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Teachers
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: aquatic oxygen levels
Biological oceanography
Biology
Chemical oceanography
Chemistry
data activity
dead zone
earth science
Environmental science
Gulf of Mexico
hypoxia
Lesson plans
nutrient enrichment
Oceanography
oxygen depletion
Physical sciences
science
Date Of Record Release: 2012-01-12 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-01-17 12:11:50 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
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