Teachers Questions for Dead Zones


Before reading:

  1. What do sea animals and plants need to survive in the water?
  2. What allows large quantities of algae to “bloom” in coastal waters? And why is the growth of these communities a good thing or a bad thing?

During reading:

  1. What is a dead zone?
  2. How many dead zones have scientists at the World Resources Institute found in the world?
  3. Name three sources of the extra nutrients that enter the ocean because of people.
  4. What are phytoplankton? How do they trigger dead zones?
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