This Old Tubeworm

NOAA Ocean Explorer

Lesson Plan Overview: 

Students will be able to explain the process of chemosynthesis; explain the relevance of chemosynthesis to biological communities in the vicinity of cold seeps; construct a graphic interpretation of age-specific growth, given data on incremental growth rates of different-sized individuals of the same species; and estimate the age of an individual of a specific size, given information on age-specific growth in individuals of the same species.

Subjects: 
Life Science
Grades: 
9-12