Estuary Webs

Aerial view of Port Susan Bay
Photo by WDFW

In "Estuary Webs", 5th grade students determine what living organisms and non-living elements make up an estuary ecosystem. They learn about the food webs within estuary ecosystems and the ecosystem services that estuaries provide other animals and humans! 

This lesson uses compare and contrasting, observation, and collaboration skills. The lesson is aligned with Next Generation Science Standards for 5th grade life sciences.  

Lesson Plan

Estuary Webs

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