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Marine phytoplankton

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View Resource COOL Biology Projects: Gone Fishing

The Coastal Ocean Observatory Laboratory (COOL) of Rutgers Marine and Coastal Sciences invites teachers and students to use the COOL Classroom, "a series of Internet-based instructional modules that link middle and high school classrooms with active research investigations" conducted by Rutgers scientists. In the "Gone Fishing" module, students explore the role of phytoplankton in the marine food...
View Resource Nature Web Focus: Ocean Genomics

The August 28, 2003 issue of the journal Nature presented a collection of reports that, "along with other analysis of key components of the ocean's food web, highlights the significance of genome sequences from the sea." This Web Focus provides access to these reports free of charge to any reader. The reports focus particularly on marine phytoplankton. The site also includes links to related...

View Resource When Is Dinner Served? Predicting the Spring Phytoplankton Bloom in the Gulf of Maine

If you're a marine animal, you might be wondering: When will the spring phytoplankton bloom? This makes sense, as these tiny plants form the base of the marine food chain and are an important part of your ecosystem. Students of marine science and related fields can learn more about predicting the spring phytoplankton bloom in the Gulf of Maine via this fine educational resource, which was created...