close up of mussel with many smaller and darker mussels attached to it

Examining Cause and Effect: Mussel Mania

Students become native mussels, invasive zebra mussels, perch, walleye, or “plankton movers” in a game designed to help them understand how harmful invasive species can affect the balance within aquatic ecosystems.

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Next Generation Science Standards: Crosscutting Concept: Cause and Effect

Mussel Mania – Cause and Effect Lesson Plan

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