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Students use data from the Chesapeake Bay estuary to determine suitable sites for oyster reef restoration.

Learning Goals

  • Analyze and interpret graphical displays (e.g., maps, graphs) of large data sets to identify geographic and temporal patterns and relationships among variables within the Chesapeake Bay estuary system, including distributions of salinity levels.

  • Construct an argument supported by empirical evidence and scientific reasoning to support or refute a solution to a problem.

  • Refine an analysis of oyster reef restoration site locations to account for variability within an estuary system.

Recommended Time

1-2 hours

Restoring Oyster Reefs: Service

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Restoring Oyster Reefs: Service
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