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Seaweeds: Algae in the Water

Seaweeds: Algae in the Water

This site is a portion of a larger program in which users construct a world and the life that inhabits it. Marine botany is the subject of this site, and users are instructed on how they can 'evolve' their own plant species to meet the characteristics of specific marine environments. Although the goal of this activity is to create imaginary species, it is based on having the user develop an understanding of basic marine plant ecology and...

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Jim Bidlack
Jim Bidlack (Faculty)
2 years ago
The material is very interesting. It is a quick review of multi-cellular evolution, with an emphasis on plants. There are links throughout the web page that guide the reader through topics of aquatic plant evolution, eventually leading to an in-depth discussion about seaweed. The material is accessible for most readers. It may be best suited for the high school classroom.