Louise Culver's Science Classes

Science changing society…

April 23, 2014


–Warm Up:

What is the expected temperature for ocean water at the equator at a depth of 500 meters?

Where is the thermocline least developed?

–Small Groups: Checking Up (p. 472).

–Individual: Fill in blank –Guided Reading notes


–Open Note quiz: “Dead Zones & Eutrophication: How Food We Eat Is Connected to Water Pollution”

  1. Diagram the process of eutrophication.
  2. In all of the world, how many dead zones are there?
  3. Where is the most famous dead zone located?
  4. Which state is closest in area to the area you determined for the total Hypoxic Zone?
  5. What are the largest sources contributing nitrogen & phosphorus to the Mississippi River?

Hook: What limits the size of a population? Can a population grow forever?


Author: lhslculver

Earth Science teacher at Lakeland High School.

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