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What are the parts of aquatic ecosystems, and how do these parts come together to make an ecosystem unique?

Examine some living and non-living components in various aquatic ecosystems, with particular attention on the effects of a salinity gradient. Students are encouraged to build aquatic ecosystems in the classroom and share observations with SERC staff during a videoconference. Comparisons will be made to the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem, with examples of its specific living and non-living components.

Please contact Mark Haddon for more information or to sign up for this video conference.