Microbes Of The Great Salt Lake
Students examine the optimal salinities for growth of organisms that live in and around the Great Salt Lake. This two lesson unit explores the affects of the changes in the salinity of the lake on the habitats of these bacterial decomposers.
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The Interdependence of Birds and the Great Salt Lake Ecosystem
Tenth graders participate in the "Checks and Balances" game. This game lets them experience the interdependence of oragnisms specific to the Great Salt Lake. They recieved informaton about food chains, food webs, trophic levels various...
Introduction to Saline Environments & Microbial Halophiles
If you do not mind wading through unrelated headings (This is not for a physics or STEM course, as it states.) and content (The activity opens with an article about neurology, not halophiles.), then you will find a valuable resource on...
7th - 12th Science
Changing Planet: The Warming of Our Large Lakes - Reasons for Concern
Another A+ lesson on the impact of climate change comes to you from the National Earth Science Teachers Association. In this installment, learners model the stratification of water in lakes due to temperature differences. The lab also...
7th - 10th Science