How do environmental, ecosystem and anthrogenic impacts influence or interact with the anatomical structures and functions of the eastern oyster and related conservation and restoration efforts of this keystone species?
What we read and see in multi-media resources should be analyzed through the process of claim, evidence and reasoning to best conclude what is scientifically accurate.
In this activity students will be asked to take what they have learned from the Maryland Sea Grant Eastern Oyster Education resource and apply those concepts to analyze multi-media resources made for public consumption.
NGSS Disciplinary Core Ideas
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts
The Incredible Oyster Reef, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, 2017 (10 min Video)