Harmful Algal Blooms

National Ocean Service Education Discovery Classroom, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: National Ocean Service Education

This website contains lesson plans and activities to teach students about harmful algal blooms (HABs). The lesson is developed for grades 9-12, but may be adapted to middle school or undergraduate levels. The lesson plan is available in PDF format, and may be viewed and printed with the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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Subject: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Computer Applications, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Activities:Lab Activity
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)
Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:EcologyKeywords: Paralytic shellfish poisoning, Ciguatera ,Pfiesteria, Red tide, Brown tide, Amnesic shellfish poisoning, Diarrhetic shellfish poisoning, Neurotoxic shellfish poisoning, Harmful cyanobacterial blooms, human health hazards