Jelly Critters: Gelatinous zooplankton

NOAA

Lesson Plan Overview: 

In this activity, students will be able to compare and contrast at least three different groups of organisms that are included in ‘gelatinous zooplankton’, describe how gelatinous zooplankton fit into marine food webs, and explain how inadequate information about an organism may lead to that organism being perceived as insignificant.

Subjects: 
Life Science
Grades: 
3-5, 6-8