This animation demonstrates how the populations of various Hudson River organisms have changed as a result of the zebra mussel invasion.
This is an animation that allows students to get more information about each organism in the different food webs by clicking on the organism.
This animation demonstrates how the water chestnut (Trapa natans) has changed the dissolved oxygen content of the freshwater shallows of the Hudson River.
Aquatic macroinvertebrate photos.
A simplified key to common pond invertebrates of the Hudson Valley.
Photos and descriptive information about common invasive plants found in and around Dutchess County, NY.
These "biology briefs" provide a line drawing of common aquatic macroinvertebrates, plus information on their feeding habits. This is useful for having students create a food web.
Freshwater tidal wetlands are a unique ecosystem of the Hudson River estuary, and these lessons will help students understand their importance along with some of the challenges due to a changing climate.
Students will use data to create a scatter plot by hand and be able to understand the importance of replication and the intrinsic link between variability and the conclusions that can be drawn from
Students will know how Hudson River tomcod evolved resistance to PCBs and be able to critically compare the way different news outlets choose to tell a scientific story.
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