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Students consider the importance of biodiversity in the ocean layers. In this oceanography lesson, students use the Shannon-Weaver diversity index to analyze data.  Students analyze the information collected and write a report offering inferences and explanations about the relationships between species diversity and habitats in the Benthic communities.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Technology
Calculator
Database & Spreadsheet
Usage Permissions
Public Domain