This group of lesson plans focuses on primary production in the ocean via photosynthesizers, like plankton and algae. Students will learn what factors limit primary productivity in the ocean and about other ways ocean organisms produce energy (i.e. chemosynthesis).
Ocean Primary Production
Lesson Plan Overview
Lesson PlansOcean Primary Production
OLP#4: The ocean makes Earth habitable.
OLP#5: The ocean supports a great diversity of life and ecosystems.
OLP#6: The ocean and humans are inextricably interconnected.