The Benthic Drugstore

Students examine active chemicals that are in marine invertebrates and how they act to fight diseases.  In this marine lesson students identify three pharmacologically-active chemicals, describe their disease fighting action and infer why sessile marine invertebrates appear to be a promising new source of drugs.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Year
2007
Usage Permissions
Public Domain
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