Animals Between the Sand Grains - Meiofauna
http://www.msc.ucla.edu/oceanglobe/pdf/SandyBeachesEstuary/Sandy_Meiofauna.pdf

UCLA Marine Science Center


In this lab activity, students will observe the minute animals that live between sand grains. The activity includes a list of materials, procedures, and discussion question. It is supplemented with reference images and a list of species and their phyla, including Gastrotrichicha, Crustacea/Ostracoda, Crustacea/Copepoda/Harpacticoidea, Nematoda, Turbellaria, Nemertina, Archiannelida, Polychaeta, and Oligochaeta.

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Subject: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Diversity, Microbiology
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity
Grade Level: High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)
Topics: Biosphere:Diversity, Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:MarineKeywords: water bear, tardigrade, tardigrada