Animals Between the Sand Grains -- Meiofauna

Students begin the lesson by collecting sand at low tide from a local beach. They place each specimen on trays with a tiny amount of seawater. After a week, they can observe the meiofauna present in the sand through a microscope. They complete drawings and a comparison to end the lesson.

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