Changing Hudson Project

Temperature impacts on metabolism

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Students will know how temperature affects aquatic organisms' metabolism and be able to graph data and interpret results from an experiment examining metabolic effects. 

What climate change means for the Hudson River

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Students will know how temperature changes impact organisms and ecosystems and be able to discuss several climate change-related impacts on the Hudson River ecosystem.

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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