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The Great Plankton Race

Young scholars construct plankton models from materials of various shapes and densities to simulate adaptations that slow sinking. They race their models and calculate sinking rates. They discuss the importance of these small sea creatures.

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Resource Details

Grade
5th - 6th
Subjects
Science
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Year
2000
Included Materials
  • Vocabulary
  • Worksheet