Sample Activity Flow

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5
Science Journals Students set up and begin science journals. MDIBL delivers Introductory presen-tation and tank set-up

High School: watch Essential Eelgrass Webinar

Dissolved Oxygen Lesson and Experiment Leaf Growth or A Closer Look Lesson

Choose one or more independent projects to focus on as a class or in groups.

Food Webs Activity

Review, revise, experiment designs. Choose some to set up; assign roles.


Extraordinary Eelgrass reading and questions


Label eelgrass” worksheet


Students think of independent project ideas


Develop experiment designs


Begin thinking of how to show results though poster or other medium.

Days 6-10: Students make measurements, observations at beginning of class, blog on the SIC website, begin poster design.

Day 11 Day 12 Day 13 Day 14 Day 15
Students make measurements, observations at beginning of class periods. Begin poster design. MDIBL led activity:

Field Trip: Density Studies at an eelgrass bed; or in-classroom Data Literacy Lesson, students begin analyzing their data


Create posters (or other presentation) of experiment and results. Students continue this as homework. Ocean Acidification Activity


Complete posters, etc: choose poster to send to Student Marine Science Symposium-