What is Responsible for Smaller Shrimp Catches?

McDougal Littell Inc.; NSF; TERC

This National Science Foundation sponsored interactive website gives a step-by-step explanation of the dead zone, including what it is and what causes it. It offers pictures, interactive animations, charts, and figures to educate students about the dead zone and offers supplementary questions after each step to enhance understanding of the material.

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Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry , Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Marine, Biology:Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Activities:Lab Activity
Grade Level: High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8)
Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Ecology, Hydrology/Hydrogeology
Extreme Environments: Anoxic, Altered by Humans
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Topics: Biosphere:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Water Column, Hydrosphere/Cryosphere:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry, Biosphere:Ecology:Food Webs, Biosphere:MicrobiologyKeywords: hypoxia, eutrophication