Making and Measuring a Model of a Salt Marsh

by: Tara Fogleman and Mary Carla Curran

Students are often confused by the difference between the terms accuracy and precision. In the following activities, students explore the definitions of accuracy and precision while learning about salt march ecology and the methods used by scientists to assess salt marsh health. The activities also address the concept that the ocean supports a great diversity of life and ecosystems, which is one of the ocean literacy principles outlined by the Ocean Literacy Network.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 12/1/2007Stock # ss07_031_04_36Volume 031Issue 04

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