Changing Hudson Project

Hudson River Food Webs

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Students will know how an invasive species has changed the Hudson River food web and be able to explain the impact of the zebra mussel on the food web over time.

Disturbance: Invasive Mollusk Impacts

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Students will know how to design an experiment to test how a pond ecosystem changes over time due to an invasive mollusk and be able to develop a testable hypothesis, create the experimental set-up

Hudson River Geography

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Grades: 
9-12

An overview of the Hudson River watershed.

Natural History of the Hudson River

Grades: 
9-12
6-8
3-5

This unit introduces students to the ecosystem concept using the Hudson River ecosystem. Students learn about both the biotic and physical history of the Hudson River ecosystem, including its geology, tides, and watershed. This unit's focus is on the  characteristics and historical drivers that primarily shaped the Hudson River ecosystem before European settlement. Changes after European settlement are explored in the following unit "The Hudson Valley: A Social-Ecological System."

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