Algae Embedded in Sea Ice Drive the Arctic Food Web

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General Information

Subject(s): Science, English Language Arts, English Language Arts (B.E.S.T. - Effective starting 2021-2022)
Grade Level(s): 6, 7, 8
Intended Audience: Educators educators
Resource supports reading in content area:Yes
Keywords: Arctic, zooplankton, food web, climate change, algae, sea ice, sea-ice algae, ecosystem, global warming, lesson plan, text complexity
Instructional Component Type(s): Text Resource
Resource Collection: STEM Reading Resources

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Arctic Algae

In this lesson, students will analyze an intended to support reading in the content area. The article explains how climate change is reducing the amount of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean. Within this sea ice is found algae that forms the base of Arctic food webs. As the sea ice goes, so does the algae, which in turn could affect the entire Arctic ecosystem. This lesson includes a note-taking guide, text-dependent questions, a writing prompt, answer keys, and a writing rubric.

 

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Lesson Plan

Arctic Algae :

In this lesson, students will analyze an intended to support reading in the content area. The article explains how climate change is reducing the amount of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean. Within this sea ice is found algae that forms the base of Arctic food webs. As the sea ice goes, so does the algae, which in turn could affect the entire Arctic ecosystem. This lesson includes a note-taking guide, text-dependent questions, a writing prompt, answer keys, and a writing rubric.

 

Type: Lesson Plan