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Mahogany Tides
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This Smithsonian K-12 Education website provides a brief overview of mahogany tide ...

This Smithsonian K-12 Education website provides a brief overview of mahogany tide (also known as red tide) events. These events are caused by dinoflagellates, a special type of phytoplankton, and can harm sea life. This website also features links to other related red tide sites.

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Biology
Ecology
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
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Smithsonian Institutions
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Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
Toxic & Harmful Algal Blooms
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Teaching unit investigates differences between toxic and non-toxic harmful algal blooms (HABs), ...

Teaching unit investigates differences between toxic and non-toxic harmful algal blooms (HABs), where they occur in U.S. waters, causative phytoplankton species, technologies for detecting blooms, which organisms in the food web are affected and how, effects of specific toxins on humans. Five lessons contain: background and glossary; instructions for classroom and lab activities; online data; web links for further study. Lessons are aligned to teaching standards.

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Environmental Science
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Astronomy
Chemistry
Geoscience
Oceanography
Physics
Space Science
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
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UCAR
UCAR Staff
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
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Bridge: Sea Grant Ocean Sciences Resources Center