Marine Osteoporosis (PDF)

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  • Classroom Activities

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

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In this lesson students will explore the effects of acidic oceans on certain marine organisms, in the ocean food web, and to humans. Students will conduct a science experiment using the scientific method to see the effects of increased aciridity on certain species. They will also invistigate the causes for increased ocean acidity and discuss ways to minimize the impact as an individual and as a society.

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