Jelly Critters: Gelatinous zooplankton

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.

Source: NOAA
Subjects: Life Science
Grades: 3-5 6-8

Literacy Principles:

OLP#5: The ocean supports a great diversity of life and ecosystems.

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