Students will be able to describe the process of chemosynthesis in general terms; to contrast chemosynthesis and photosynthesis; describe major features of cold seep communities; and list at least five organisms typical of these communities. Students will be able to define symbiosis; describe two examples of symbiosis in cold seep communities; describe the anatomy of vestimentiferans; and explain how tubeworms obtain their food.
Let’s Make a Tubeworm
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Lesson PlansLet's Make a Tubeworm Lesson Plan
OLP#5: The ocean supports a great diversity of life and ecosystems.
OLP#7: The ocean is largely unexplored.