Relate and Review <ul><ul><ul><li>Identify AND explain three ways in which plankton are affected by water and ocean properties. </li></ul></ul></ul>
Why Talk About Plankton? <ul><li>they are a HUGE part of sustaining life on earth and a MASSIVE part of marine ecosystems. We all survive off of plankton even though they are incredibly small and we don’t often think of them . </li></ul><ul><li>IF ALL PLANKTON DIED IT WOULD NOT BE LONG UNTIL ALL LIFE ON EARTH DIED TOO! </li></ul>
Diagramming Plankton <ul><li>Next class we will be looking at plankton under a microscope so it is important that you get a good idea of what they look like! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First read the article on plankton and answer questions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Second diagram plankton into their specific groups! </li></ul></ul>
End of the day summary <ul><li>In your group discuss and write down the biggest differences you see between phytoplankton and zooplankton </li></ul><ul><li>Would you rather be a plankton or a swimming marine animal? What are some advantages to being a plankton? </li></ul>
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